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

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The system uses proven orthopedic principles, including joint decortication, bone grafting and fixation, to provide a "true SI joint arthrodesis.
Cunningham commented: "These positive pre-clinical results suggest that KUR-115 could be a highly effective alternative to autograft in lumbar interbody spinal arthrodesis.
1-3) In the past, the treatment options have included amputation, endoprosthetic reconstruction, allo-prosthetic reconstruction, allograft reconstruction, allograft arthrodesis, and resection arthroplasty.
45,46) However, trapeziectomy with ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (45,46) and CMC arthrodesis were associated with higher complication rates, with CMC arthrodesis associated as well with a higher frequency of repeat surgeries.
Resection arthroplasty, arthrodesis and amputation are other treatment methods [37, 17, 52, 2, 44].
Iliofemoral arthrodesis and pseudarthrosis: A long-term functional outcome evaluation.
The modified use of a proximal humeral locking plate for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis.
Ureteral injury associated with anterior lumbosacral arthrodesis in a patient who had crossed renal ectopia, malrotation, and fusion of the kidneys.
Options for stabilizing stifle luxations in birds include rigid immobilization with external skeletal fixation, arthrodesis, and placing conjoined intramedullary pins in the femur and tibiotarsus.
3) Spinal cord decompression and anterior and posterior arthrodesis is pivotal at an early stage to limit the progression of the kyphosis and worsening of neurological impairment.
Thirteen months after the initial injury, with no clinical or electromyographic evidence of recovery, the patient underwent transhumeral amputation and shoulder arthrodesis (Figure 9).
Conservative treatment versus scapho trapeziotrapezoid arthrodesis for Kienbock's disease.
But if a dog's lameness progresses to a point where moderate exercise, occasional anti-inflammatory drugs, and weight management are not helping as much, then surgical procedures such as a total hip replacement, joint arthroplasty (removal of a portion of the bone), or arthrodesis (fusion of the joint) can be considered for your four-legged friend.
Occasionally, surgical arthrodesis of the joint is required to alleviate pain and improve patient function.