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Hip Osteotomy

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Description: Definition A hip osteotomy is a surgical procedure in which the bones of the hip joint are cut, reoriented, and fixed in a new position. Healthy cartilage is placed in the weight-bearing area of the joint, followed by reconstruction of the joint in a more normal position. Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

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