transfixation

transfixation

[-fiksā′shən]
a surgical procedure in which, in an amputation, the soft tissues are cut through from one side to the other, close to the bone. The muscles are then divided from within outward.

transfixation

the process of transfixing.

transfixation ligature
the suture material is passed through the stump to be ligatured, tied around a half of the stump, then around the entire stump.
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Halsted transfixation ligature. By permission from Slatter D, Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Saunders, 2002
transfixation pin
used in orthopedic surgery in young animals, or where a medullary pin or plates are not applicable. The pin passes completely through the bone and is fixed by attachment to external bar splints. A series of them enable the surgeon to immobilize a number of fragments of a comminuted fracture.
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Thus, this prospective non-randomised study was proposed to compare the stump closure techniques using Endoloop and with intracorporeal transfixation of the base of the Appendix in laparoscopic appendectomy, to evaluate various parameters like complications, hospital stay, return of full activities.
Talocalcaneal transfixation in total dislocation of the talus and subtalar dislocations.
Optimal stability with two transfixation wires is obtained when the wires are perpendicular to each other.
The most preferred approach was an arthroscopic-assisted single-incision, the tibial tunnel placement shifted anteriorly and femoral tunnel placement shifted posterosuperiorly, use of transfixation pins and other devices decreased, and using hamstring autograft, and drilling the femoral tunnel through an accessory portal increased.
The treatment of supracondylar fractures of the humerus by Kirshner wire transfixation.
1) Surgeries included coracoclavicular fixation with a cancellous screw or transfixation of the AC joint with Steinmann pins or Kirschner wires.
The transfixation device was well tolerated by animals and did not interfere in their routine activity in most cases.
Among the topics are severe scoliosis in three young children treated with shilla, staged anterior release and posterior instrumentation for severe rigid adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, high-grade spondylolisthesis treated with transfixation, post-traumatic lumbar kyphotic deformity, and the complex reconstruction of the metastatic spine disease.
Graft was implanted, movements of graft were controlled and the femoral and tibial sides were exposed to press fit determination with transfixation screw and bio absorbable screw respectively.
To reduce the complications after septoplasty the methods used are transfixation suture to the septum and splinting.
didactic of human experience and its transfixation of reason.