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Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Caption: Figure 1 Computer best-fit sphere derived from the humeral head articular surface 3D computer models.
Cartilage defects appear as synovial fluid-filled, T2 hyperintense gaps that disrupt the articular surface.
Being also compatible with the erasured articular surface, it was used for resurfacing the articular surface in grafting.
It was found that by rinsing the articular surfaces with a lipid solvent friction increases by 150% [24].
Attachment areas for ligaments and muscles are strongly developed while the degenerative changes to the articular surfaces are not severe except where there has evidently been a reaction to trauma.
The trial of the Ci Articular Surface Replacement (Ci ASR) system was carried out at Cardiff's Bupa Hospital and 25 patients have benefited from the new technology.
These edema-like signals may represent pulsion of joint fluid through breaks in the articular surface, localized inflammation, or changes associated with trauma due to biomechanical incompetence of the articular surface.
As it extends slightly superiorly and posteriorly it overlaps the inferior articular surface of the patella and the anterior aspect of the femoral condyles (Figures 2-4).
The fracture was spiral in nature and traveled completely down and adjacent to the articular surface of the ankle.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag are representing numerous patients who have sued Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for failed articular surface replacement (ASR) hip implants manufactured by J&J unit DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
The humeral head diameter was measured with a best fit sphere; the humeral head thickness was measured from a plane defining the anatomic neck, and the articular surface area was calculated using this sphere diameter and associated thickness.
It is widely understood in orthopaedics that oxidation is a primary cause of articular surface decay, which can increase wear leading to osteolysis and implant failure.