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Arthrodesis Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Arthrodeses

Networked: 3626 relevant articles (258 outcomes, 222 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Arthrodesis is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 86 outcomes 23 studies in 548 results
  2. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity) : 40 outcomes 35 studies in 649 results
  3. Arthritis (Polyarthritis) : 40 outcomes 26 studies in 415 results
  4. Infection : 19 outcomes 14 studies in 327 results
  5. Osteoarthritis : 16 outcomes 7 studies in 248 results
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Drugs Related to Arthrodesis

  1. Aprotinin (Trasylol)
  2. 6-Aminocaproic Acid (6 Aminocaproic Acid)
  3. Tranexamic Acid (AMCA)
  4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  5. recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2
  6. Pain-Free
  7. poly(lactide) (polylactide)
  8. Cosmetics
  9. Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7
  10. Polyglycolic Acid (Polyglycolide)
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Therapies Related to Arthrodesis

  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Osteotomy
  3. Decompression
  4. Bone Transplantation (Bone Grafting)
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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