acetabulum

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acetabulum

[‚a·sə′tab·yə·ləm]
(anatomy)
A cup-shaped socket on the hipbone that receives the head of the femur.
(invertebrate zoology)
A cavity on an insect body into which a leg inserts for articulation.
The sucker of certain invertebrates such as trematodes and tapeworms.
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Biomechanical evaluation of transverse acetabular fracture fixation, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 352(7): 215-222.
The ASR(TM) XL Acetabular System was first launched in 2004 and has been available worldwide.
The iliac vessels, which had been compressed by the displaced acetabular cup and screws, were secured with vascular slings.
The first project step was the design of the acetabular cup's trabecular structure, which was done in cooperation with the group of orthopedic surgeons that Adler Ortho work with.
Edema and fat necrosis in the acetabular region results in a reduced T1 signal, whereas T2 signals are increased due to osteopenia.
The occurrences of tears in the athlete's acetabular labrum have been reported in sports that place rotational demands on the hip (such as tennis, golf, and hockey) (Binningsley, 2003; Mason, 2001; McCarthy et al.
This results in the abnormal contact, or impingement, between the femoral neck and acetabulum, leading to the degenerative changes in the acetabular labrum and/or adjacent articular cartilage.
A recent study found that manual acetabular cup placement fell within the acceptable safe range only 50% of the time.
The commonly recognized causes of posterior hip instability include hyperlaxity, acetabular or femoral retroversion, bony or ligamentous lesions of the acetabulum, or following trauma or arthroplasty.
It allows reliable measurements of acetabular coverage, femoral neck anteversion, and the appearance and position of the femoral head.
NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a leader in musculoskeletal care, will be showcasing its extended Acetabular Cup portfolio at this year's EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) Congress in Madrid, Spain.