Arthroplasty

Session 05Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty is a type of orthopaedic surgery in which the articular surface of a musculoskeletal joint is replaced, modified, or realigned using osteotomy or another method .For example, an osteoarthritic hip joint can be completely replaced with a prosthetic hip (total hip arthroplasty).

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) more over 7 million people in the United States have an arthroplasty . The most successful and prevalent type of arthroplasty for the past 45 years has been the surgical replacement of arthritic or joint surface with a prothesis. Hip and knee arthroplasties are the two most common surgeries in the United States, with up to one million procedures performed each year.

  • Track 1-1 Silicone replacement arthroplasty
  • Track 2-2 Mold arthroplasty
  • Track 3-3 Interpositional arthroplasty
  • Track 4-4 Joint treatment and Replacement
  • Track 5-5 Orthopedics trauma

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