Definition of Arthroplasty

1. Noun. Surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint.




Definition of Arthroplasty

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical repair of a joint, or creation of an artificial joint, such as a hip replacement. ¹

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Medical Definition of Arthroplasty

1. The surgical repair of a joint. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arthroplasty

arthromeric
arthrometer
arthrometry
arthronosos
arthropathia
arthropathia psoriatica
arthropathies
arthropathology
arthropathy
arthrophyma
arthrophyte
arthrophytes
arthroplast
arthroplasties
arthroplasts
arthroplasty (current term)
arthropleura
arthropneumoradiography
arthropod
arthropod family
arthropod genus
arthropod vectors
arthropod venoms
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arthropodae
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arthropodan
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arthropodiasis
arthropodic

Literary usage of Arthroplasty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technique of Operations on the Bones, Joints, Muscles and Tendons by Robert Soutter (1917)
"When tuberculosis has existed, an arthroplasty is not as good an operation as an ... arthroplasty for Ankylosis at the Elbow.—Ankylosis may be bony, ..."

2. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1922)
"... HOSPITAL arthroplasty AND EXCISION IN THE TREATMENT OF ANKYLOSIS OF THE ELBOW ANKYLOSIS of the elbow-joint even when at the angle most satisfactory for ..."

3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"arthroplasty (MURPHY) The usual preparations are made. An Esmarch constrictor is placed around the thigh high up. Two incisions are made, one on the inner, ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"Close the wound without drainage. Only by some such systematic procedure can asepsis be reasonably assured. VI. arthroplasty. ..."

5. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"But unless we can obtain real control in a case of arthroplasty, ... As far as the difference in results between arthroplasty of the knee and other joints ..."

6. OECD Reviews of Health Systems by Jeremy Hurst, Peter Scherer (2005)
"However, a review of the outcomes of hip and knee arthroplasty surgery in Finland in 1998, using the country's arthroplasty Register, suggested that there ..."

7. Diseases of bones and joints by Leonard Wheeler Ely (1914)
"An arthroplasty for a bony ankylosis following a mixed tuberculous infection ... arthroplasty. The credit of successfully making a new joint seems to belong ..."

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