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Hip Osteotomy

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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... Expert
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Developmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip (DDH)

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AAOS Online Service Fact SheetDevelopmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip (DDH) Highly Reputable
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Pediatric Thighbone Fracture

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AAOS Online Service Fact SheetPediatric Thighbone Fracture Highly Reputable
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