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Surgical division of a bone.
Making a section of a bone for the purpose of correcting a deformity.



the surgical transection of bone to correct a deformity or to reposition a dislocation. Osteotomy can be linear, transverse, oblique, or curved. It is an open operation in which an incision just large enough to introduce the cutting instrument—an osteotome, chisel, saw, or ultrasonic osteotome—is made in the soft tissues under general or local anesthesia.

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Combined periacetabular and femoral osteotomies for severe hip deformities.
These patients required Le Fort I osteotomies for correction of dentofacial deformities, and a significant number of patients also required temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery.
Section III is "Common Conditions of the Hip" including chapters about hip instability, femoroacetabular impingement, abductor tears, cartilage injuries, snapping hip syndromes, femoral deformities and hip osteotomies, and dysplasia in the adult.
Piezoelectric bone cutting in multipiece maxillary osteotomies.
Blake maintained that he had performed multiple osteotomies, but never performed the second through fifth in one operation.
Comparison of femoral and innominate osteotomies for the treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
2) The HTO Wedge, used in opening wedge osteotomies to correct valgus and varus malalignment.
The REVERE([R]) Corrective Osteotomy Set is a comprehensive instrument set designed to enhance the efficiency of Smith-Petersen Osteotomies, Ponte Osteotomies, Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomies and Vertebral Column Resections by providing dedicated instruments that accommodate various surgical preferences and anatomical variations.
The ratchet plates are designed to provide fixation for many fusions and osteotomies in the foot.
In 2011, Ross and colleagues published their results of arthroscopy in 73 dysplastic hips undergoing periacetabular osteotomies.
Speciality plating systems: clavicle, proximal humerus, fibula, pelvis, distal radius, elbow/radial head/ distal humerus, wrist fusion, proximal and distal femoral and tibial plates and hip plate for NOF fixation and paediatric osteotomies.
Procedures include bone marrow stimulating techniques, osteochondral mosaicplasty, osteochondral allografts, fixation of osteochondral fragments, autologous chondrocyte implantation, cartilage fragment implantation, and unloading osteotomies.