arthroplasty arthroplasty

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint

Usage(s):

  • In the 20 knee operations they have performed with nylon wrap-ups (called arthroplasty), every patient was able to walk again within three weeks.

News

  • Exactech Introduces Conservative Treatment Hip Replacement System

    GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today first implantations of a new hip replacement system designed to preserve a key portion of patients’ bone in total hip arthroplasty procedures.1,2 The Exactech LPI Prime hip system is a more ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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