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

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Further procedures that may be required for the tendons including repair/tenolysis/transfers, neurolysis for the nerves, selective arthrodeses and prolonged physiotherapy during the next 1 year have been explained to the patient.
In such cases, their arthrodeses were secured with K-wires until union was confirmed by x-ray, a process that occurred within 8 weeks in 92% of cases.
Bone morphogenic protein has shown promise as a grafting material in cases of subtalar arthrodeses.
This includes an estimated 18,000 arthrodeses or 'fusions,' according to an article by D.
The majority of procedures performed were DIP joint arthrodeses, while hip and knee arthroplasty were quite rare.