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het·er·o·top·ic

(het'ĕr-ō-top'ik),
1. Synonym(s): ectopic (1)
2. Relating to heterotopia (2).
[hetero- + topos, place, + suffix -ic, pertaining to]

heterotopic

(hĕt′ər-ə-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
1. Occurring in an abnormal anatomic location: heterotopic bone formation.
2. Grafted or transplanted into an abnormal location: heterotopic liver transplantation.

het′er·o·to′pi·a (-tō′pē-ə) n.

het·er·o·top·ic

(het'ĕr-ō-top'ik)
1. Synonym(s): ectopic (1) .
2. Relating to heterotopia (2).
[hetero- + topos, place, + suffix -ic, pertaining to]

heterotopic

Occurring in an abnormal location, especially of normal tissue, as, for instance in ENDOMETRIOSIS.
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We, therefore, aimed to evaluate the mid-term functional outcomes of open surgical procedures for HO, regarding the resection of heterotopic bone formation and the release of contracted tissues around the elbow.
In addition, regression analysis showed that duration of rehabilitation, timing of rehabilitation, heterotopic ossification, and deep venous thrombosis were significantly associated with FIM gain.
The fate of heterotopic pancreatic tissue: a study of 212 cases.
We suggest that the conclusion to be drawn from the above is that fantastic literature, at least as it is understood by scholars who have explored the notion of the the "fantastic," such as Tzvetan Todorov and David Roas, is essentially heterotopic in nature.
Compared with the two former cases: (1) their pelvi-femoral bridges were completed and the heterotopic new bone formation, which connected the trochanter minor and the ischio-pubic region, was located in the posterior area of the hip joint.
Heterotopic digit transplantation to optimize hand function and form in multiple digit amputations was first performed in 1971.
Heterotopic ossification is of substantial significance for injured military personnel because a known risk factor for developing HO is exposure to high energy trauma such as that experienced during an explosion injury.
Heterotopic cartilage within the myometrium is an extremely rare phenomenon.
"The surgery -- known as a heterotopic or piggyback heart transplant -- is rare and worldwide only about 150 such procedures have ever been reported," said Dr Gokhale.
This pattern had low sensitivity and specificity: relatively few patients with such symptoms develop BD, while many young people without heterotopic symptoms do develop BD.
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a pathologic condition in which the ectopic lamellar bone forms within the tendon, muscle, or other soft tissues.