articular cavity


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ar·tic·u·lar cav·i·ty

[TA]
a joint cavity, the potential space bounded by the synovial membrane and articular cartilages of all synovial joints. Normally, the articular cavity contains only sufficient synovial fluid to lubricate the internal surfaces.

articular cavity

The synovial cavity of a joint.
See also: cavity
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After 4 h, the leukocyte migration was evaluated in the articular cavity of the knee joint.
However, a larger sample size is needed to be more persuasive (only 53 hips).This large sample study of intra-articular soaking of TXA in THA has its advantage: it is simple to operate; tranexamic acid into hip articular cavity from intermuscular space directly target the site of bleeding; tranexamic acid have enough time and concentration thoroughly exposed to the bleeding points.
They appear as small, yellowish, encapsulated, solitary polyp-like masses, which are usually oval in shape, and extend from the synovial membrane to the articular cavity.1-9 Pudlowski et al postulated that the symptoms of intra-articular synovial lipoma could be ascribed to one of two mechanisms.1 First, the tumor mass interposes between the articular surfaces, and second, the tumor becomes strangulated as it twists around its peduncle.
SUMMARY: To investigate the morphologic aspects and the relations of the articular muscle of the knee with articular cavity of the knee, as well as the disposal of muscular fibers to the level of femur, besides comparing the muscular mass of the articular of the knee with the rest of the muscular mass of the inferior member, 15 inferior members of adult human corpse of both sex, settled in formol and transversally parted, in middle third of the thigh and in proximal third of the leg, had been analyzed.
Therefore, the aim of our work was to evaluate the morphologic aspects (frequency, form, length, number of muscular bundles) and the relations of articular muscle of the knee with the articular cavity of the knee (distance between the distal insertion of the muscle and the superior edge of the trochlea), as well as the disposal of muscle fibers to the level of femur (proximal and distal fixation and direction and position of muscular bundles) besides comparing the muscular mass of the articular muscle of the knee with the test of the muscular mass of the inferior member, in order to clarify the anatomic behavior of this muscle.
Concerning about the relations of the articular muscle with the articular cavity of the knee we observed that the muscular bundles were inserted at a medium distance of 3.07cm above the superior edge of the trochlea.
Alginate containing primary chondrocytes resulted in a clear regeneration of articular cartilage, which appeared to protrude into the articular cavity (Figures 1(c) and 1(f), arrow).
Non-surgical treatments include limitation of movement, pharmacologic symptom relief, and injection of hyaluronic acid into the articular cavity. As the condition progresses, however, the above treatments are unable to adequately relieve pain and/or symptoms.