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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.

augmentation

/aug·men·ta·tion/ (awg″men-ta´shun) an adding on, or the resulting condition.

augmentation

[ôg′məntā′shən]
Etymology: L, augmentare, to increase
1 stimulation of an increased rate of biological activity, such as faster cell division or heartbeat.
2 breast enlargement through mammoplasty.

augmentation

A surgical enhancement/plasty procedure in which a body part (e.g., breast, buttocks, cheeks, chin) is enhanced with Gore-Tex, fat, fibrous tissue, etc.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

augmentation (ôg´mentā´shən),

n 1. assistance to respiration by the application of intermittent pressure on inspiration.
n 2. an increase in size beyond the existing size, such as an implant placed over the mandibular or maxillary ridges.
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A retrospective analysis of the 25 intent-to-treat patients was performed to compare the Augment treatment to IVF.
Statistically significant higher rates of embryo selection (based on morphogenetic analysis) and embryo transfers were observed among the Augment -treated group of eggs compared to the IVF-only treated group of eggs.
Caption: Figure 2 Distribution of augments used over range of versions.
Caption: Figure 4 Augments used in actual cases over a range of preoperative versions.
Both wedge and step posterior augment glenoid designs better restored the native joint line and were associated with less (1.
Additionally, both the wedge and step posterior augment glenoid designs conserve anterior glenoid bone when correcting glenoid retroversion in small and medium sized posterior glenoid defects relative to that of eccentric reaming.
In the subgroup analyses specifically requested and defined by the FDA, including stratification by volume of graft used, even in patients with the most severe defects requiring the highest volume of graft (7-9 cc), Augment and autograft performed equivalently, with both groups exhibiting a48% CT fusion rate for the primary endpoint.
This view is in agreement with both oncologists on the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee (Advisory Panel) that Augment poses no demonstrable safety risk, and is further supported by new data presented in the amendment.
Because Augment Bone Graft does not require harvesting autogenous bone graft, the patient is spared the pain associated with this procedure.
Establishing the Relationship between Clinical Outcome and Extent of Osseous Bridging by CAT Scan Assessment in Isolated Hindfoot and Ankle Fusions was presented byMark Glazebrook, MD and analyzed data from the Augment Bone Graft pivotal trial correlating clinical outcomes assessed by the patient and surgeon with the radiologic outcomes (osseous bridging on CT scans) assessed by a blinded musculoskeletal radiologist.
Augment is a completely synthetic two-component grafting system for bone regeneration and is composed of a purified bone and tissue growth factor, recombinant human platelet derived growth factor (rhPDGF-BB), and a synthetic calcium phosphate matrix, beta-tricalcium phosphate (-TCP).
With its team of 30 experienced sales representatives, Surgical Specialties Pty Limited, an independent distributor of medical devices in the Australian and New Zealand orthobiologics space, is the exclusive distributor of BioMimetic's Augment Bone Graft product in Australia.