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Pelvic osteotomy

Pelvic osteotomy

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.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Pelvic osteotomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Pelvic osteotomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Pelvic osteotomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Pelvic osteotomy:

Other Surgical Options: Pelvic osteotomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Pelvic osteotomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Pelvic osteotomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Pelvic osteotomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Pelvic osteotomy

Possible surgical complications of Pelvic osteotomy may include:

  • Body cast
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Little to no improvement in mobility
  • Adherence to physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Poor bone healing

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Pelvic osteotomy

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.

Pelvic osteotomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Pelvic osteotomy: Six to twelve months.

Pelvic osteotomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Pelvic osteotomy) include:

  • Periacetabular osteotomy

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