articular surface


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ar·tic·u·lar sur·face

[TA]
any surface of a skeletal formation (bone, cartilage) that makes normal direct contact with another skeletal structure as part of a synovial joint; bony articular surfaces are usually covered with articular cartilage.
Synonym(s): facies articularis [TA]

ar·tic·u·lar sur·face

(ahr-tikyū-lăr sŭrfăs) [TA]
Any surface of a skeletal formation (bone, cartilage) that makes normal direct contact with another skeletal structure as part of a synovial joint.
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Positive offset values indicate resurfacing implant placement above the anatomic articular surface, and negative offset indicates placement below the native articular surface.
(T2-Weighted Sagittal Image) shows Body of Lateral Meniscus with a High Signal Intensity Cleft extending to both the Articular Surfaces (Cleft Sign) shown by Long Arrow.
Male scapula were associated with significantly larger and wider glenoids than female scapula, with male glenoids having significantly larger articular surface areas.
Our biopsy locations were intentionally distal to the articular surface to ensure no cross contamination from an intra-articular fracture.
Mullar first measured five segments of the humerus by using the margins of articular surfaces and key points of muscle attachment.
(3) In this case report, we describe the characteristic chalky, white MSU deposit that covers the articular surfaces of a knee joint in a patient with a history of gout undergoing total knee arthroplasty.
On an AP weight-bearing radiograph, the DASA defines the relationship of the proximal articular surface of the proximal phalange to the longitudinal axis of the proximal phalange [Figure 1]e.
Observation of the superior articular surface of tibia and femoral condyle in all patients revealed that most lesions belonged to score 1 or 2, with few score 4 lesions among our patients.
Cannulated screws can be used as accessory fixation of the articular surface. An external fixator placed below the knee can maintain articular reduction and axial alignment and allow early motion.
When cartilage lesions were evaluated in detail by all three methods, it was determined that the most commonly affected articular surface was the medial femoral condyle, and that the tibial medial plateau had the second highest incidence.
On musculoskeletal ultrasound, supraspinatus tendon thickness was 5.80 mm, partial tear thickness was 4.30 mm at the articular surface. Supraspinatus and deltoid muscle strengths were measured against the level of gravity.
The use of articular chondrocytes as a cell source has been considered a bottleneck to a more robust and reproducible regeneration of the articular surface, because of their typical age-dependency and interdonor variability in the cartilage-forming capacity [2].