osteoplasty


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osteoplasty

[′äs·tē·ə‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Plastic surgery performed on bone, particularly bone tissue replacement or reconstruction.
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This report details the first known posterior dislocation following arthroscopic femoral neck osteoplasty and labral repair.
74,77,90-93) An anterior arthrotomy performed in associated with a PAO allows resection of anterior labral tears and limited femoral neck osteoplasty.
The use of free osteoplasty together with trials on arthrodesis and joint transplantation.
With the longest follow-up at 9 years, intracapital osteotomy has promising radiolographical and clinical results and seems to be advantageous over other salvage procedures covering the extruded portion of the deformed femoral head, such as shelf osteoplasty or Chiari osteotomy.
A limited open resection osteoplasty can be performed for better exposure without a formal surgical dislocation.
Removal of femoral neck osteophytes (22) and neck osteoplasty (42) have been recommended to avoid postoperative impingement, although the former should be performed cautiously since it has been associated with femoral neck fractures.