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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Patients who underwent revision surgeries with isolated acetabular components comprised the group which had the highest rates of repeat revision surgery (28 rTHA/73 rTHA) and the rate of re-revision surgery in this group was significantly higher than those who required the replacement of both components (p<0.001).
As previously indicated, ultrasound examination was performed to diagnose cam and pincer impingement and to assess the condition of the acetabular labrum.
The supraacetabular fossa (SAF) is a defect in the subchondral bone at the 12 o'clock position of the acetabular roof, with an incidence in the population of approximately 10%.
However, cementless acetabular components have been shown to be more successful in young patients2.
In order to verify anatomic geometry as seen on CT, acetabular registration is accomplished by touching the probe to 32 required points on the acetabulum as identified on the software.
There was no significant difference detected among other signs of acetabular overcoverage.
Treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip after walking age with open reduction, femoral shortening, and acetabular osteotomy.
An ex vivo study in dogs compared DPO to TPO and showed that the acetabular ventroversion obtained after DPO is 5[degrees] lower than that obtained by TPO, showing that DPO is a viable option (PUNKE et al., 2011).
In this study, we compare two similar implants with respect to a single failure mechanism: late acetabular component loosening.
In this case, the cementless acetabular cup was press fit in accordance with the preoperative plan.