interposition arthroplasty

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in·ter·po·si·tion ar·thro·plas·ty

surgical correction of ankylosis by separation of the immobile part of a joint from the mobilized part and interposition of a substance (for example, fascia, cartilage, metal, or plastic) between them.
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Other reports with shorter follow-up intervals have also shown positive outcomes with ligament reconstruction tendon interposition arthroplasty.
Our series also shows results comparable to international literature regarding the outcome of ligament reconstruction with tendon interposition arthroplasty in terms of patient satisfaction and symptomatic improvement as apparent with gradual decrease in Quick DASH score at each follow up.
Treatment of the mobile, painful arthritic elbow by distraction interposition arthroplasty.
Tendon interposition arthroplasty for degenerative arthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint of the thumb.
Early failures with a spheric interposition arthroplasty of the thumb basal joint.
Save the trapezium: Double interposition arthroplasty for treatment of stage IV disease of the basal joint.
Viable surgical options include: synovectomy, intercarpal fusion, interposition arthroplasty, silicone spacers, joint arthroplasty, and arthrodesis.
16) In a five-year follow-up of 13 patients with painful mobile arthritic elbows treated by distraction interposition arthroplasty using fascia lata, Cheng and Morrey observed a 31% revision rate to total elbow arthroplasty at a mean of 30 months; this suggests that the long-term durability of distraction interpositional arthroplasty in younger, active patients is poor.
Interposition arthroplasty has been used with some success in other joints.