coaptation


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co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn),
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; for example, the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

coaptation

/co·ap·ta·tion/ (ko-ap-ta´shun) the process of approximating, or joining together.

co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn)
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; e.g., the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn)
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; e.g., the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

coaptation (kō´aptā´shən),

n the bringing together of two parts so as to create a seamless alignment.

coaptation

having been coapted.

external coaptation
for fractures by the use of external appliances, e.g. various splints, and casts.
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Direct motor neurotization of the facial nerve was first described by Korte in 1903 through the use of the hypoglossal nerve with an end-to-end coaptation to the facial nerve.
Abnormal mitral valve coaptation in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: proposed role in systolic anterior motion of mitral valve.
Unlike transabdominal or transvaginal urethropexy, a sling not only provides support to the vesicourethral junction, but also may create some aspect of urethral coaptation or compression.
calves 2 4 Method of death Euthanasia 2 3 Spontaneous 0 1 Bodyweight, kg 49 [+ or -] 4 39 [+ or -] 3 ([double dagger]) ([section]) Axial musculoskeletal system Defect location Cervical 0 2 Thoracic 0 0 Lumbar 0 0 Type of deviation Lateral 0 2 Dorso-ventral 0 0 Helicoidal 0 0 Appendicular musculo-skeletal system Arthrogryposis 0 3 ([greater than or equal to]1 limb involved) Symetric limb NA 3 involvement Forelimb/hind limb NA 0 involvement Forelimbs only NA 2 Hind limbs only NA 1 Head Coaptation defect Prognathism 0 0 Brachygnathism 0 1 Altered profile Horse-like 0 1 Pig-like 0 0 Broken sagittal axis 0 1 Central nervous system Porencephaly 2 3 Hydranencephaly 1 1 Hydrocephaly 0 0 Cerebellar hypoplasia 0 0 Micromyelia 2 4 Characteristic WBD-2 WBD-3 ([dagger]) ([dagger]) No.
AxoGuard Nerve Connector is a porcine submucosa extracellular matrix ("ECM") coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves.
The first is normal mobility with poor coaptation due to annular dilation or perforation of a leaflet.
Endoscopic evidence of urethral coaptation may indicate the degree of sphincter insufficiency.
AxoGen's products offer a full suite of surgical nerve repair solutions including Avance Nerve Graft, the only off-the-shelf commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site, AxoGuard Nerve Connector, a porcine submucosa ExtraCellular Matrix (ECM) coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves, and AxoGuard Nerve Protector, a porcine submucosa ECM product used to wrap and protect injured peripheral nerves and reinforce the nerve reconstruction while preventing soft tissue attachments.
AxoGen's products offer a full suite of surgical nerve reconstruction solutions including Avance[R] Nerve Graft, the only commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves, AxoGuard[R] Nerve Connector, a coaptation aid allowing for close approximation of severed nerves, and AxoGuard[R] Nerve Protector, a bioscaffold used to reinforce a coaptation site, wrap a partially severed nerve or isolate and protect nerve tissue.
24) The concept is a central wedge resection of the duplication and coaptation of the remaining bone and soft tissue to create a new thumb.
Many of the cases studied throughout the book, including the entrance of Afro-Cubans to the Tuskegee Institute, and as shown in the second chapter their participation in Marcus Garvey's movement, have been understood previously as the coaptation of Afro-Cubans efforts in the development of ideals created in and by the metropolis solely.