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Introduction: Arthrodesis

Description of Arthrodesis

Arthrodesis: surgical immobilization of a joint by fusion of joint surfaces by promoting proliferation of bone cells; joint fusion.
Source: CRISP

Arthrodesis: The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Arthrodesis: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Arthrodesis

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The term Arthrodesis can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Arthrodesis

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