bone block

bone block

surgical procedure in which a bone graft is placed adjacent to a joint to limit motion of the joint mechanically or to improve the stability of the joint, for example, at the ankle joint to correct foot-drop by preventing plantarflexion past 0°, but allowing dorsiflexion beyond 0°, for example, at the glenohumeral joint to prevent posterior instability.

bone block

n.
A surgical procedure in which the bone next to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint.

bone block

(bōn blok)
A surgical procedure in which the bone adjacent to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint mechanically.
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The biomechanical testing was conducted in 15pcf (pounds per cubic feet) bone block, a substance with a density equivalent to the worst-case, poorest-quality decorticated humeral bone.
It is additional factor promote to the bony tissue growth in pours, with bone block formation "biopolymer composite bony tissue".
The obvious drawback of this design is the ability to install it no more than in two levels and only when at one level it is necessary to restore normal mobility, but on the other--to form a bone block.
Precision sized BTB intra-articular length is accomplished by utilizing an assembled cortical bone block in conjunction with an Achilles tendon, both derived from a single donor.
The biomechanical testing was conducted in 5pcf (pounds per cubic feet) bone block, a substance with a density equivalent to the worst-case, poorest-quality decorticated humeral bone.
On the medial side, a bone block or bone plugs can be used.
BioCleanse([R]) Meniscus: The BioCleanse([R] )meniscus is the first wholly sterilized meniscus allograft on the market, meaning both the bone block and meniscal tissue are sterilized.
We present a technique of ACL reconstruction with quadriceps tendon autograft (QTA) using a patellar bone block.
Features include pre-drilled suture holes and a pre-attached bone block (tibial end) for quick preparation.
The slot technique uses a rectangular-shaped bone block remaining attached to the soft tissue portion of the meniscal transplant.
Lazovic and coworkers (16) demonstrated that an improper bone block fixation might lead to enhanced articular cartilage degeneration.
Role of the coracoid bone block in the modified Bristow procedure.