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Arthroplasty (literally "forming of joint") is an orthopedic surgical procedure where the articular surface of a musculoskeletal joint is replaced, remodeled, or realigned by osteotomy or some other procedure. [1]

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Avascular necrosis (AVN), also called osteonecrosis, bone infarction, Author: Ali Nawaz Khan.

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Bleeding, technically known as hemorrhaging or haemorrhaging (see American and British spelling differences), is blood escaping from the circulatory system.

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The femur (pl. femurs or femora), or thigh bone, is the most proximal (closest to the center of the body) bone of the leg in tetrapod vertebrates capable of walking or jumping, such as most land mammals, birds, many reptiles such as lizards, and amphibians such as frogs.

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A fracture is the separation of an object or material into two or more pieces under the action of stress.

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Hip dysplasia, developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or congenital dysplasia of the hip (CDH) is a congenital or developmental deformation or misalignment of the hip joint.

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Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant.

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Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce.

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Inflammation (Latin, inflammatio) is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.

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A joint or articulation (or articular surface) is the location at which bones connect.

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Replacement arthroplasty (from Greek arthron, joint, limb, articulate, + plassein, to form, mould, forge, feign, make an image of), or joint replacement surgery, is a procedure of orthopedic surgery in which an arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis.

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Knee replacement, or knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability.

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Muscle is a soft tissue found in most animals.

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Necrosis (from the Greek νέκρωσις "death, the stage of dying, the act of killing" from νεκρός "dead") is a form of cell injury which results in the premature death of cells in living tissue by autolysis.

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Osteoarthritis (OA) also known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthrosis, is a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone.

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An osteotomy is a surgical operation whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment.

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Periprosthetic in medicine refers to a structure in close relation to an implant.

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In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Greek prósthesis, "addition, application, attachment") is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions.

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long lasting autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints.

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Scars are areas of fibrous tissue (fibrosis) that replace normal skin after injury.

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Skin is the soft outer covering of vertebrates.

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A tendon (or sinew) is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension.

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In biology, tissue is a cellular organizational level intermediate between cells and a complete organ.

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Osteoarthritis is a group of mechanical abnormalities resulting in joint destruction, which can occur in the wrist.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthroplasty

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