tendon transfer


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transfer

 [trans´fer]
1. the taking or moving of something from one place to another.
2. the moving of a patient from one surface to another. Patients can be taught to transfer safely either independently or with minimal assistance if they can balance in a sitting position.
gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by placement of oocytes and sperm in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT). Multiple ova and washed sperm are injected into the fallopian tube, where fertilization may occur. From McKinney et al., 2000.
passive transfer the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.
sliding board transfer a method of transferring a patient: a smooth tapered board is placed under the patient and stabilized on the surface to which movement will take place so that the patient can glide across.
tendon transfer surgical relocation of the insertion of a tendon of a normal muscle to another site to take over the function of another muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
tubal embryo transfer (TET)
1. a method of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory with placement of the resulting embryos in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy more than 24 hours after the original retrieval.
2. laparoscopic transfer of cryopreserved embryos to the fallopian tubes.
zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory and the placement of the resulting zygotes in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy 24 hours after the original retrieval.

tendon transfer

a surgical procedure in which one normal musculotendinous unit is detached from its insertion and reattached in a new location to restore the function and balance of a nonfunctioning musculotendinous unit (that is, transfer of the superficial flexor of the ring finger to restore thumb adduction following medial nerve injury).

tendon transfer

An operation to disconnect a TENDON from its normal insertion and connect it to a new site, so that its muscle can perform a different function, such as restoring movement to a paralysed part.
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Before orthodromic temporalis tendon transfer, with a pigmented lesion near the medial border of the pectoralis major myocutaneous flap, which the final histology examination revealed a pT1a melanoma--right oblique anterior view; B.
Ponseti reported that deformity recurrence is an expected part of the treatment course in patients with clubfoot and recommended treatment with recasting, revision tenotomy for recurrent equinus, and anterior tibialis tendon transfers for dynamic supination deformity.
Since the PL muscle tendon is used frequently in tendon transfer surgery and the radial half of the RCE muscle tendons presents morphological and morphometric characteristics similar to it, we believe based on our results that the radial half of the RCE muscle tendons is a good candidate for tendon transfer surgery when the PL muscle is absent.
The main emphasis during the practical session was voluntary muscle testing (VMT), sensory testing (ST), ulcer care, pre-operative and post-operative assessment for tendon transfer surgery and splinting.
Doctors were then forced to break the thigh bone in Matthew's left leg and carrying out a tendon transfer.
Knowledge of this relationship is essential in tendon identihcation when harvesting for tendon transfer during such procedures as opponensplasty.
Warner JJ, Parsons IM 2001 Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer: a comparative analysis of primary and salvage reconstruction of massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery 10 (6) 514-21
We report two cases of complete radial nerve palsy after humeral fracture that underwent tendon transfer surgery to reestablish wrist and finger extension.
Julia's surgery, which was comprised of tendon transfer and heel cord lengthening, was performed in October 2008.
Temporalis tendon transfer as part of a comprehensive approach to facial reanimation.
(41) If conservative measures fail, surgery may be necessary for tendon repair, tendon transfer, calcaneal osteotomy, or tarsal bone fusion.
And although surgeries are planned - a tendon transfer, a nerve graft, maybe more - it's likely Jourdan won't walk normally again.