synovectomy


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synovectomy

 [sin″o-vek´tah-me]
excision of a synovial membrane, as of that lining the capsule of the knee joint, sometimes done in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
radiation synovectomy synoviorthesis.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

(sĭn′ō-vĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of part or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
Synonym(s): villusectomy.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

Surgical removal of the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. This may be done as a treatment for persistent SYNOVITIS.
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Instead of performing a combined synovectomy and arthroplasty, the authors opted for a joint-preserving procedure in these young patients.
The most effective treatment is synovectomy with removal of loose cartilaginous nodules [13, 14].
Bonasia, "Arthroscopic synovectomy of the knee in rheumatoid arthritis defined by the 2010 ACR/EULAR criteria," The Knee, vol.
First synovectomy was supplemented with low-dose radiation, consecutive two synovectomies with intra-articular 90Yttrium.
To remove all fragments of a fractured ceramic implant, the principles of tumor surgery should probably be followed, aiming for macroscopically clear margins with gross synovectomy. Nonetheless, even then microscopic particles may still be present locally.
Alternative surgical options for treating destructive arthritis include open or arthroscopic synovectomy. While early results are promising, recurrence rates and long-term outcomes are not yet available.
Treatment of a synovial osteochondromatosis includes excision of any intra-articular loose bodies and synovectomy performed using either arthroscopy or open surgery.
After a thorough diagnostic arthroscopy and synovectomy to expose the distal femoral articular surface was unsuccessful, fluoroscopy was performed to localize the blade fragment in orthogonal planes.
Since the first report of Wilson [1], synovium had been considered the origin of the bleeding [2, 3], and synovectomy was considered to be the most reasonable treatment.
It is usually necessary to create this portal when doing a complete synovectomy of the joint.
abscessus (case-patient 1) required a debridement of the femur, partial claviculectomy, synovectomy of an ankle and a knee, and a fasciectomy.
The surgical treatment for a partially or totally destructed knee joint due to JIA include arthroscopic synovectomy, which can delay the erosive process, (71) uni-compartmental knee replacement, which improves motion range but do not last, (72) osteotomy, soft tissue release, reconstructive operations, cup arthroplasty, stapling, especially in genu valgum, and fusion of the knee, which is not recommended in children.