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trochanter

[trō′kan·tər]
(anatomy)
A process on the proximal end of the femur in many vertebrates, which serves for muscle attachment and, in birds, for articulation with the ilium.
(invertebrate zoology)
The second segment of an insect leg, counting from the base.
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25 consecutive patients suffering from unstable intertrochanteric fracture with lateral wall comminution were treated with Trochanteric Stabilization Plate.
Tower and Beals studied 102 revisions for periprosthetic fracture of the femur from 30 surgeons and reported a 62% rate of complications for cemented revisions, with 38% loosening and 24% of other complications, such as infection, dislocation, or trochanteric nonunion.
Effects of lag screw design and lubrication on sliding in trochanteric nails.
The operation is deemed a "relative lengthening," because only the superior circumference of the neck becomes longer by the trimming away of most of the trochanteric portion in its posterosuperior circumference, such that it becomes continuous with the smaller contour of the neck.
Critical analysis of ender nailing in the treatment of trochanteric fractures.
Surgical Treatment of Trochanteric and Cervical Hip Fractures in the United States: J Arthroplasty.
We examined the lumbar spine and hip region with neck of femur and trochanteric areas and found that the mean T-score of lumbar was <the mean T-score of hip areas.
The trochanteric osteotomy was fixed with a trochanteric grip [Figure 1]e.
If the combination of acetabular protrusion and coxa vara are severe, in situ femoral neck osteotomy or trochanteric osteotomy to facilitate dislocation must be considered.
Efficacy of treatment of trochanteric bursitis: a systematic review.
In the early stage, people may be diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis (inflammation of the fluid-filled sac located at the top, outside point of the hip, known as the greater trochanter'), and receive a cortisone shot for the pain.
The global orthopedic soft tissue repair market report provides market size estimates (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on type of surgical procedure used (achilles tendinosis repair, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, gluteal tendon or trochanteric bursitis repair, lateral epicondylitis, rotator cuff repair, and vaginal prolapse), and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).