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Pelvic osteotomy: Pelvic osteotomy is surgery to cut out part of the hip socket to reposition its contact with the femoral head; metal plates and screws are used to hold the new position.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Pelvic osteotomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Pelvic osteotomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Pelvic osteotomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Pelvic osteotomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Pelvic osteotomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis for pain relief is good, but this surgery does not necessarily improve mobility. Total hip replacement in the future may be more difficult after an osteotomy.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Pelvic osteotomy) include:
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