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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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In 1913 Swedish surgeon Knut Giertz (1876-1950) successfully stabilised the knee of a young girl who had lost her ACL due to sepsis, by augmenting both collateral ligaments with strips of ITB (Giertz 1913).
When the bowel is appropriately packed, the retractor lifts the intestinal contents out of the pelvis, usually allowing easy access to the proximal or uppermost portion of the uterosacral ligaments (see VIDEO #3, which focuses on the anatomy of the uterosacral ligament).
Analysis of the gross specimens confirmed that TFCC was composed of TFC (the articular disk), MH, dorsal and volar distal radioulnar ligaments, ECU, UCL, UT, and UL ligaments [Figure 1],[Figure 2],[Figure 3],[Figure 4].
Regarding the surgical management of ACL injury, present scenario is arthroscopic intra-articular reconstruction of the ligament with either hamstring tendon graft (Single bundle or quadruple bundle) or bone patellar bone tendon graft.
After careful palpation of the ligament, medial patellar desmotomy was performed in lateral recumbence, under local anesthesia achieved by 2% lignocaine hydrochloride.
4,8,9) Though rare in isolation (reported incidence of 17 per 100,000 live births (8)), congenital absence of the cruciate ligaments should be suspected in any patient with pathologies known to be associated with it, including thrombocytopenia with absent radius syndrome (TARS), meniscal malformations, as well as longitudinal deficiencies of the lower limb.
If you have a mild-to-moderate tear and/or you don't take part in more demanding sports or heavy manual labor, you can manage a ligament tear with anti-inflammatory medications, bracing, resting, icing, or compressing the knee, and following through with any exercises your doctor recommends.
An acute injury can occur if too much stress is put on the elbow in one single incident, which can cause the ligament to tear.
Classification of these cysts is based on relative location with respect to the ligaments.
Specifically, this study proposed that the ligaments of scallop species that show a vigorous escape response, as reflected by high rates of phasic contractions, should have greater resilience than those of species with a weaker escape response.
Posterior to the cruciate ligaments is the oblique popliteal ligament.
Ligaments made from Carbon and Polyester are used for treatment.
The puboprostatic ligaments (PPL) anchor the prostate to the pubis and must be manipulated to successfully remove a cancerous prostate gland.
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