Arthrodesis

The surgical fusion of a joint. The procedure removes any remaining articular cartilage and positions the adjacent bones to promote bone growth across a joint. A successful fusion eliminates the joint and stops motion. The usual purpose is pain relief or stabilization of an undependable joint
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Arthrodesis

Fusion of a joint, eliminating all motion.
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arthrodesis

An operation in which the joint surfaces are excised and the bone ends are joined together or fused which fixed the joint in one position and eliminates any joint movement.
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ARTHRODESIS

The surgical fixation of a joint by fusion of the joint surfaces
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Arthrodesis

Fusion of a joint by bone, as a planned outcome of a surgical procedure.
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arthrodesis

Fixation of a joint
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Arthrodesis

An operation to fuse joints.
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Arthrodesis

Ar·throd'e·sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... joint + ... a binding together.] (Surg.) Surgical fixation of joints.
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arthrodesis

<orthopaedics> The surgical immobilisation of a joint (joint fusion). ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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arthrodesis

noun the surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion
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arthrodesis

(ahr″thro-de´sis) artificial ankylosis; surgical fusion of a joint.
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Arthrodesis

• (n.) Surgical fixation of joints.
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arthrodesis

(from the article `joint`) ...except those of the middle ear and those between the lower jaw and the braincase. The bones of a permanent joint do not fuse except as the result ... Arthrodesis is aimed at elimination of motion in a joint (fusion) in order to eliminate pain in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, stabilize a ... [2...
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Arthrodesis

Arthrodesis is the surgical fixation of joints.
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arthrodesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ar-throd′ĕ-sis, ar-thrō-dē′sis Definitions: 1. The stiffening of a joint by operative means. Synonyms: artificial ankylosis
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Arthrodesis

Arthrodesis is the fusion of vertebrae over a joint space that occurs through a natural process or as a result of surgical procedure. In surgery, arthrodesis, or fusion between two vertebrae, can be achieved by placing bone graft and/or bone graft substitute to bridge the vertebrae so that new bone grows into the spaces. Arthrodesis immobilizes the...
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Arthrodesis

Arthrodesis, also known as artificial ankylosis or syndesis, is the artificial induction of joint ossification between two bones via surgery. This is done to relieve intractable pain in a joint which cannot be managed by pain medication, splints, or other normally-indicated treatments. The typical causes of such pain are fractures which disrupt th...
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Arthrodesis

The fusion of bones in a joint so that movement is impossible which can sometimes relive pain.
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Arthrodesis

Surgical fusion of a joint by removing cartilage and positioning adjacent bones to promote bone growth across the joint. A successful fusion eliminates the joint and stops motion, typically to relieve pain or stabilize an unstable joint.
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