Countries may each have a registry all hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder replacement operations to monitor the performance of joint replacement implants.
A computer system to help the surgeon to make decisions on where to make bony cuts, for example in knee replacement or osteotomy.
Death of tissues.
A tract of fibres that transmit impulses relating to movement and sensation.
Relating to nerves.
A neuroma is a small knot of nerve endings, which can form when a nerve has been cut. It is really an attempt by the nerve to heal itself, but something goes wrong with its attempts. A neuroma can form in the tissues around the knee after an injury or after knee surgery.
The word 'neuro' means 'nerves' or relating to the nervous system. 'Neuromuscular' means the muscles and the nerves that give the instructions to the muscles.
Abbreviation of 'National Health Service'.
Same as 'intercondylar notch'.
The Noyes' Classification is a system for classifying the degree of joint destruction in an arthritic joint.
Abbreviation of 'non-steroidal anti-inflammatory'.