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n. pl. os·te·o·plas·ties
Surgical repair or alteration of bone.
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n, pl -ties
(Surgery) the branch of surgery concerned with bone repair or bone grafting
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(ˈɒs ti əˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery on a bone to repair a defect or loss.
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the surgical practice of bone-grafting.
See also: Bones, Surgery
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We administered combination medical treatment consisting of interferon-a-2b and zoledronic acid, and percutaneous osteoplasty of upper femur with cement augmentation was performed [Figure 1]c.
The purpose of this retrospective single-center study was to report the technical outcome and safety of CT fluoroscopy-guided osteoplasty with or without prior percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with painful extraspinal and spinal osteolyses.
18 Eufinger H, Leppanen H: Iliac crest donor site morbidity following open and closed methods of bone harvest for alveolar cleft osteoplasty. J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2000;28:31-38.
Seligson, "Inflation osteoplasty: in vitro evaluation of a new technique for reducing depressed intra-articular fractures of the tibial plateau and distal radius," Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, vol.
Rhinoplasty in combination with endoscopic frontal bone reduction and transoral mandibular osteoplasty was performed.
While hip arthroscopy is effective at treating most deformity seen with FAI, there may be a tendency for surgeons to underestimate the acetabular or femoral osteoplasty needed during arthroscopy, and inherent technical limitations including access to areas of the hip joint likely exist.
The new SLC insert allows to perform the osteoplasty of the sinus vestibular wall with maximum safety and unparalleled intraC...
As in some cases, curettage or jaw osteoplasty has been performed to stimulate bone regeneration [8].
Therefore, osteotomy and osteoplasty were necessary in the palatal region, removing approximately 1 mm of bone tissue.
Using autologous bone grafts, alveolar cleft osteoplasty is the standard treatment for the management of alveolar clefts [44].