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joint cavity

The articular cavity or space enclosed by the synovial membrane and articular cartilages. It contains synovial fluid. Synonym: joint space
See also: cavity
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Meantime scanning electron microscopy shows the posterior region of the inferior joint cavity limited by the synovial.
In agreement with [26], in human fetuses, the process of joint cavitation is not synchronic since organization of the inferior joint cavity precedes that of the superior one.
Polymorphonuclear cell invasion into the joint cavity is one of the important factors in acute inflammatory diseases like osteoarthritis of knee.
Murakami et al first described a technique of TMJ arthrocentesis with pumping irrigation and hydraulic pressure to the upper joint cavity followed by manipulation of the jaw.
Statistical analysis: VAS pain measurements and the amount of injected contrast material in to the joint cavity between patients with and without adhesive capsulitis were compared statistically by Mann-Whitney U test.
The mean amount of fluid that could be injected into the joint cavity was significantly lower (P<0.001) (4.3 [+ or -] 2.6 ml) for the adhesive capsulitis group compared to the control group (10.9 [+ or -] 4.1 ml) (Figs 1 and 2).
(2,3) In both cases, the synovial-like membrane formed away from the joint cavity. Rather than forming against a bubble of air, these synovial linings formed against the foreign prostheses or the substances used to cement the prostheses to the bone.
The symptoms depend on the location of the foreign body in the knee, since there are differences if the foreign body is seated in the joint cavity or at its recesses, inside the intra-articular structures, or in the periarticular subcutaneous soft tissue.
Recently introduced MINI-ARTHROSCOPE (Needle arthroscope) with 1 to 1.9 mm diameter facilitated 80% of the joint cavity inspection in the evaluation of the minor joints and its application in visual guided synovial biopsies.
SYNOVIAL (OSTEO) CHONDROMATOSIS: Nodules of metaplastic cartilage within the synovial membrane associated with loose bodies within the joint cavity were found in 1/1(100%) of the cases of present study.
The clinical study intends to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ARG098 into the knee joint cavity of patients with RA and examine its efficacy and pharmacokinetics.

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