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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Pelvic tilt-adjusted acetabular placement has been examined in recent years with the hope of achieving more accurate component placement and avoiding instability.
The Procotyl Prime Acetabular Cup System, the next step in the evolution of the Dynasty Acetabular Cup System, received U.
Normal acetabular labrum in five patients with avascular necrosis of the femoral head was observed during total hip arthroplasty.
The significant acetabular bone loss was filled with 18 mL CERAMENT[TM] |BONE VOID FILLER (Bonesupport, Lund, Sweden) under fluoroscopic control (Figure 2).
12) Acetabular evaluation was performed using the criteria described by DeLee and Charnley.
The etiology of hip disease in these 8 revisions, included five acetabular dysplasia, one avascular necrosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, one multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, and one primary osteoarthritis.
4 Approximately 85% of hip dislocations are posterior dislocations, are typically classified by the scheme of Thompson and Epstein which takes into account the presence of acetabular and femoral fractures.
Irreducible fracture-dislocations of the femoral head without posterior wall acetabular fractures.
Biomechanical analysis of acetabular revision constructs: is pelvic discontinuity best treated with bicolumnar or traditional unicolumnar fixation?
La rama acetabular del pubis se elimino mediante el uso de la gubia sobre la prominencia ileopubica y hasta la parte cercana al acetabulo.
Open reduction was achieve through standard posterior approach with fixation of acetabular wall with inter fragmentary screw and recon locking plate.