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hemiarthroplasty

Definitions

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  • n. The replacement of one surface of a joint with artificial material

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ arthroplasty

Examples

  • It is compatible with Exactech's Equinoxe® Reverse shoulder components giving orthopaedic surgeons the intra-operative flexibility to decide whether to perform a hemiarthroplasty or a reverse total shoulder.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Because of long duration of this condition and osteonecrosis revealed on bone scan, one-staged bilateral hip hemiarthroplasty was done.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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