arthrectomy


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arthrectomy

 [ahr-threk´to-me]
excision of a joint.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ar·threc·to·my

(ar-threk'tō-mē),
Excision of a joint.
[G. arthron, joint, + ektomē, excision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ar·threc·to·my

(ahr-threk'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a joint.
[G. arthron, joint, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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We then performed a resection of the left hemipelvis, with a monobloc arthrectomy performed because of the articular invasion.
This pushed us to carry out a monobloc resection and arthrectomy followed by a reconstruction consisting in total hip replacement.
In cases like ours, sequestration was purely anterior-to-posterior and, in our experience, the standard microsurgical discectomy technique has to be slightly modified in order to increase the postoperative functional improvement: a wide unilateral arthrectomy and partial unilateral interlaminectomy with exposure of the dural sac, "exiting" and "transiting" nerve root, appears to be mandatory to avoid:
Improved stent designs, arthrectomy devices and drug-eluting stents improve patency rates and together with modern wound care applications, result in improved wound healing rates.
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