Osteotomy Sentence Examples
Sometimes the bone around the old femoral implant has to be cut into sections before being removed, in a process called an osteotomy.
There is no difference in the reported clinical results of medial displacement posterior calcaneal osteotomy and lateral column lengthening.
Sometimes a wedge of bone is taken out (closing wedge osteotomy ).
Proximal metatarsal osteotomy will give a good correction of the deformity combined with a distal soft tissue correction of the deformity combined with a distal soft tissue correction.
A combined posterior medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy and Evans osteotomy was used, with transfer of FDL to the medial cuneiform and TA lengthening.Advertisement
One common operation is known as an osteotomy of the first metatarsal.
We find that most people who have a proximal metatarsal osteotomy prefer to stay in hospital the night after the operation.
A first metatarsal osteotomy may be needed in some cases.
In a young patient in which femoral head preservation is preferred, however, a proximal femoral osteotomy may be indicated.
You don't usually need a plaster after a distal chevron osteotomy.Advertisement
Side of the pelvic osteotomy was 2cm shorter in the femoral segment.
Although flexion osteotomy was found to be superior to rotational osteotomy, neither procedure gave the patients a functional solution.
No complications were seen from the donor site or from the osteotomy site on the distal tibia.
Leave well alone but can do shortening of distal ulna and radius closing wedge osteotomy.
Between high school and college I had it surgically repaired (called a sagittal split osteotomy) and have not looked back since.Advertisement
Another related procedure is maxillomandibular osteotomy and advancement, which is a variation on the above procedure and also seeks to move the tongue muscle forward.
Other orthopedic surgeries that may accompany contracture release surgery include osteotomy, in which a small wedge is removed from a bone to allow repositioning.
Osteotomy is more commonly performed on the bones in the hips or feet.