terms related to joint, muscle and fascia procedures - chapter 3

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terms related to joint, muscle and fascia procedures - chapter 3
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  1. suturing a ruptured achilles/calcaneal tendon
    achillorrhaphy
  2. forming the acromion process to correct a defect as in rotator cuff surgery
    acromioplasty
  3. ***surgical puncture of a joint to remove fluid, pus, or blood
    ***arthrocentesis
  4. ***binding a joint in order to stabilize it
    ***arthrodesis
  5. x-ray recording of a joint
    arthrography
  6. ***surgically forming a joint. examples include TKR and THR
    ***arthroplasty
  7. internal viewing of a joint, especially the shoulder and knees to aid in the diagnosis of ligament tears and injuries
    arthroscopy
  8. an incision of a joint, usually as a means of access for a surgical procedure, such as a joint replacement. It may also be performed to provide drainage for infection
    arthrotomy
  9. ***cutting out part or all of the bursa
    ***bursectomy
  10. surgical puncture of a bursa to remove excess fluid
    bursocentesis
  11. removal of a intervertibral disc
    discectomy

    also called diskectomy
  12. ***recording the electrical activity of skeletal muscles. may be used to diagnose low back pain
    ***electromyography (EMG)
  13. incision of the fascia; used to treat acute compartment syndrome
    fasciotomy
  14. cutting out one of the vertebral laminae to treat spinal stenosis
    laminectomy
  15. cutting out a meniscus to treat a tear of the meniscus
    meniscectomy
  16. fixing a muscle in place. used to treat a visual defect of eye muscle
    myopexy
  17. cutting out a synovial membrane to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis or hemarthrosis
    synovectomy
  18. releasing a tendon from adhesions to improve flexion.
    tendolysis

    also called tenolysis
  19. surgical repair of a muscle and a tendon
    tenomyoplasty

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