synovectomy


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synovectomy

 [sin″o-vek´tah-me]
excision of a synovial membrane, as of that lining the capsule of the knee joint, sometimes done in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
radiation synovectomy synoviorthesis.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

/syn·o·vec·to·my/ (sin″o-vek´tah-me) excision of a synovial membrane.
radiation synovectomy  synoviorthesis.

synovectomy

(sĭn′ō-vĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of part or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.

synovectomy

[sin′ōvek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, syn + L, ovum, egg; Gk, ektomē, excision
the removal of a synovial membrane of a joint.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
Synonym(s): villusectomy.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

Surgical removal of the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. This may be done as a treatment for persistent SYNOVITIS.

synovectomy

excision of all/part of synovial membrane of a joint, e.g. to reduce pannus formation in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis

synovectomy

excision of a synovial membrane, as of that lining the capsule of the knee joint.
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sup][4],[5],[6],[7] In this presentation, we reported a case of PVNS following TKA; initially, arthroscopic synovectomy was performed; unfortunately, recurrence of PVNS happened.
Through the nick using Kocher's forceps (Fig: 6) all loose bodies were removed with the help of arthroscopic shaver synovectomy done.
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The diagnosis is based on the typical appearance on MRI, and the recommended treatment is open or arthroscopic synovectomy.
She received one dose of ceftriaxone and subsequently underwent right hip arthrotomy with synovectomy and irrigation.
This is the first operative intervention on the knee in all patients except one, who had undergone synovectomy before total knee arthroplasty.
It is found that hemophilic artropathy developed in 17 patients and 8 of these 17 patients had undergone radioisotope synovectomy.
Speaking about medical radiation Synovectomy, it was pointed out that it emerged in 1950 as an alternative to surgical Synovectomy which was an open procedure.
A case of pachydermoperiostosis treated by oral administration of a bisphosphonate and arthroscopic synovectomy.
Treatment modality for LA has historically been open synovectomy, but reports of arthroscopic anterior synovectomy dominate the more recent literature (1, 5, 7).