capsuloplasty

capsuloplasty

 [kap´su-lo-plas″te]
plastic repair of a joint capsule.
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cap·su·lo·plas·ty

(kap'sū-lō-plas'tē),
Rearrangement or reshaping of a capsule; often the capsule of a joint.
[L. capsula, capsule, + G. plastos, formed]
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capsuloplasty

(kăp′sə-lə-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical repair of a capsule, especially a joint capsule.
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cap·su·lo·plas·ty

(kap'sū-lō-plas-tē)
Plastic surgery of a capsule; more specifically, the capsule of a joint.
[L. capsula, capsule, + G. plastos, formed]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Reconstructive options for the associated internal rotation contracture include capsuloplasty, open reduction and posterior capsulorrhaphy, pectoralis major tenotomy, and subscapularis slide.
(2003) Glenohumeral joint translation after arthroscopic thermal capsuloplasty of the rotator interval.