noun[mass noun] Medicine
The surgical reconstruction or replacement of a joint: the ageing of the world’s population has been the primary driver for hip replacement, or arthroplasty
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- The average length of time for each total knee arthroplasty is 45 minutes from incision to application of dressings.
- During interposition arthroplasty, your surgeon removes any bone spurs or loose pieces of bone.
- The vast strides made in arthroplasty have also made this once highly complicated procedure more widely available.
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