acetabuloplasty


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acetabuloplasty

[ə‚sēd·ə′bu̇l·ə‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Plastic surgery involving repair or enlargement of the cavity of the acetabulum to restore its normal state.
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Classification of acetabular deficiencies and operative treatment with acetabuloplasty combined with total hip arthroplasty.
The orthopedist recommended that our daughter undergo a surgical procedure called a "varus osteotomy with an acetabuloplasty and a capsular reefing.
Acetabular development in congenital dislocation of the hip: With special reference to the indications for acetabuloplasty and pelvic or femoral realignment osteotomy.