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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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Superficialis-minus and subsequent swan neck deformity are seen in about 15% of cases of superficialis harvest for tendon transfer [10].
Tendon transfers should be undertaken with caution.
No functional recovery has been observed after 6 months and tendon transfer has been planned by the rehabilitation team and plastic surgeons.
Rehabilitation and outcomes of upper extremity tendon transfer surgery.
This time for a tendon transfer on her left arm which will enable her to straighten and lift it - and hopefully be able to swim again.
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The aim of the study is to assess the functional outcome of tibialis posterior tendon transfer procedure and to identify factors that impact favourable outcome of tibialis posterior tendon transfer.
Surgical restoration of drop foot deformity with tibialis posterior tendon transfer.
From five months, Troy underwent nerve grafts at Leeds University Hospital and at the age of four, he also endured a tendon transfer to help improve his condition.
Chapter topics include anesthesia, all types of fractures and diseases, amputations and prosthetics, infections and infection injuries, nerve repair and nerve transfer, tendon transfer, replantation, and thumb reconstruction.
She later had tendon transfer surgery to improve range of motion of her wrist, and tendon release surgery on her shoulder.