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osteoplasty

 [os´te-o-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the bones.

os·te·o·plas·ty

(os'tē-ō-plas'tē),
1. Bone grafting; reparative or plastic surgery of bones.
2. In dentistry, resection of osseous structure to achieve acceptable gingival contour.
[osteo- + G. plastos, formed]

osteoplasty

/os·teo·plas·ty/ (-plas″te) plastic surgery of the bones.

osteoplasty

(ŏs′tē-ə-plăs′tē)
n. pl. osteoplas·ties
Surgical repair or alteration of bone.

osteoplasty

[o′stē·əplas′tē]
Etymology: Gk, osteon, bone, plassein, to mold
plastic surgery performed on bone tissue.

os·te·o·plas·ty

(os'tē-ō-plas-tē)
1. Bone grafting; reparative or plastic surgery of the bones.
2. dentistry Resection of osseous structure to achieve acceptable gingival contour.
[osteo- + G. plastos, formed]

os·te·o·plas·ty

(os'tē-ō-plas-tē)
1. In dentistry, resection of osseous structures to achieve acceptable gingival contour.
2. Bone grafting; reparative or plastic surgery of bones.
[osteo- + G. plastos, formed]

osteoplasty (os´tēōplastē),

n a surgical procedure to modify or change the configuration of a bone.

osteoplasty

plastic surgery of the bones.
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The bones were fixed using Vertebroplasty, Osteoplasty (Interpore Cross International, Irvine, CA), Cavity Creation System (Synthes, Paoli, PA), or Kyphoplasty (Kyphon, Sunnyvale, CA).
Significant cam impingement was noted, and osteoplasty was performed from the region of the medial synovial fold to the lateral retinacular vessels, which were preserved.
Corrective surgical procedures include direct implantation of the anomalous artery, unroofing the intramural segment of the vessel within the aortic wall, and/or osteoplasty, which aims to create a new ostium at the end of the intramural segment as the artery branches away from the aorta.
The Waterlase (TM) is the first laser to receive clearance for these new bone, periodontal and general soft tissue surgical indications: Osteoplasty and osseous recontouring (removal of bone to correct osseous defects and create physiologic osseous contours); Ostectomy (resection of bone to restore bony architecture, resection of bone for grafting, etc); Osseous crown lengthening; Flap preparation -- incision of soft tissue to prepare a flap and expose unerupted teeth (hard and soft tissue impactions); Full thickness flap; Partial thickness flap; Split thickness flap; Removal of granulation tissue from bony defects; and laser soft tissue curettage of the post-extraction tooth sockets and the periapical area during apical surgery.