Tenodesis--suture of a tendon to a skeletal attachment.
(a) Nephropexy--fixation of a movable kidney; performed to correct
nephroptosis (downward displacement of the kidney).
(b) Scapulopexy--fixation of the scapula.
Splenopexy--fixation of the spleen.
(d) Colpopexy--fixation of a relaxed vagina to the abdominal wall.
(e) Orchiopexy--fixation into the scrotum of an undescended testicle.
Hysteropexy--suspension of the uterus.
a. Discussion. These are surgical procedures that involve a breaking down of
Osteoclasis--refracture of bone.
c. Tripsy. Crush.
Neurotripsy--crushing of a nerve.
d. Lysis. Free (from adhesions).
Neurolysis--freeing of a nerve.
Pericardiolysis--freeing of the pericardium.