arthrotomy


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arthrotomy

 [ahr-throt´ah-me]
incision of a joint.

ar·throt·o·my

(ar-throt'ō-mē),
Cutting into a joint to expose its interior.
[arthro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

arthrotomy

(är-thrŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. arthroto·mies
Surgical incision into a joint.

ar·throt·o·my

(ahr-throt'ŏ-mē)
Cutting into a joint.
[arthro-, joint + G. tomē, a cutting]
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In extra-articular fractures, percutaneous insertion of the retrograde nail was possible, whereas, in comminuted intraarticular fractures, additional lateral arthrotomy was required.
She received one dose of ceftriaxone and subsequently underwent right hip arthrotomy with synovectomy and irrigation.
Approximately 5% of patients with TMD undergo surgery, typically simple arthrocentesis, arthroscopy, arthrotomy, or modified condylotomy.
Arthrotomy was performed by tilting patella to lateral with anterior incision.
Given that little research has been done regarding the analgesic effects of intra-articular injection of ketamine this study was aimed to compare the analgesic effect of intra-articular and extra-articular injection of morphine and ketamine compound in arthrotomy surgery under spinal anesthesia.
Predictive variables for complications after TPLO with stifle inspection by arthrotomy in 1000 consecutive dogs.
Two patients were found to have nosocomial IE (4.5%): one due to placement of intravenous catheter for a prolonged period and the other due to a septic sequel of arthrotomy. Eight patients among all (18%) had a previous history of episode of IE too.
The surgical technique consisted of a midline incision with a flexed knee, medial arthrotomy, and bone cuts with Milestone instruments without the use of tourniquet or drains.
The saphenous nerve: its course and importance in medial arthrotomy. Am J Sports Med.