subchondral

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sub·chon·dral

(sŭb-kon'drăl),
Beneath or below the cartilages of the ribs.

subchondral

/sub·chon·dral/ (-kon´dr'l) subcartilaginous (1).

subchondral

(sŭb″kŏn′drăl) [″ + Gr. chondros, cartilage]
Below or under a cartilage.

subchondral

below the cartilage.

subchondral bone
providing support for the cartilage of the articular surface.
subchondral cysts
cysts in the subchondral bone, usually an indication of osteochondrosis.
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During each step, arthroscopy was maintained in the anterolateral (AL) portal and was focused on the articular side of the necrotic area to ensure that the subchondral bone and articular cartilage were not violated.
4,5] In addition, subchondral bone pathology may cause neuropathy after destruction of the chondral structure, because the subchondral bone is densely innervated.
The disease involves cartilage degeneration, intraarticular synovial inflammation, and subchondral bone thickening (2).
The goal of the procedure is to improve the structural integrity of the subchondral bone in an attempt to promote subchondral bone remodelling to relieve pain and associated symptoms and potentially prevent or limit the progression to osteoarthritis.
On the ventrodorsal view, that fracture appeared to extend through the cranial cortex of the humerus at 2 sites, just distal to the subchondral bone of the humeral head, and to the level of the proximal diaphysis.
A subchondral drill is included for use in arthrodesis joint preparation; the instrument provides approximately 10 mm of controlled drilling of subchondral bone with a stop to help prevent deeper penetration.
In a late stage of OA, cartilage thickness decreases to an extent that subchondral bone is exposed, leading to joint damage and causing severe pain (Setton et al.
Further fixed angle locking distal radius plates have distinct advantage over conventional plates providing stability by fixed angle locking and supporting the subchondral bone and resisting the axial forces across the wrist that lead to settling and loss of reduction.
2) The matrix environment of hyaline cartilage is different from that of subchondral bone in biological, physical and chemical characteristics.
Examination revealed a swollen and tender elbow, with plain x-ray confirming a subchondral bone disorder (osteochondral defect) of the capitellum.
9,11] In our case, the MRI of hip and knees that was taken a few weeks after the onset of symptoms was determined BME, despite joint space and subchondral bone, was normal in accordance with TO.