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amputation
partial or complete removal of a limb;
AKA = above-knee amputation;
BKA = below-knee amputation
arthrocentesis
puncture for aspiration of a joint
arthrodesis
binding or fusing of joint surfaces
arthroplasty
repair or reconstruction of a joint
arthroscopy
procedure using an arthroscope to examine, diagnose, and repair a joint from within
bone grafting
transplantation of a piece of bone from one site to another to repair a skeletal defect
bursectomy
excision of a bursa
myoplasty
repair of muscle
open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of a fracture
internal surgical repair of a fracture by bringing bones back into alignment and fixing them into place, often utilizing plates, screws, pins, etc
osteoplasty
repair of bone
osteotomy
incision into bone
spondylosyndesis
spinal fusion
tenotomy
division by incision of a tendon to repari a deformity caused by shortening of a muscle