← Med term # 6 Test
3 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- Puncture of a joint space to remove accumulated fluid
- Surgical breaking of an ankylosed joint to provide movement.
- Treatment of bone fractures by placing the bones in proper position (i.e., reducing the fragments without surgery.
2 True/False Questions
Arthroscopy → Visual examination of a joint; especially the knee; used primarily to detect trauma of lesions and to obtain a biopsy of synovial issue fo micoscopic examination. Synovial biopsy may also be obtained by needle or surgical incision
Amputation → Excision of the posterior arch of a vertebra; most often performed to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured intervertebral (slipped) disk