Overview

hemiarthroplasty


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(hemi-arth-roh-plasti)

replacement of the end of a bone on one side of a joint with a prosthesis (see arthroplasty). It is the treatment for some fractures of the hip and shoulder.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.