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Combined intertrochanteric and Chiari pelvic osteotomies for hip dysplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2071647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thirty-two dysplastic hips with secondary osteoarthritis, in 28 patients aged 18 to 42 years, were treated by combined intertrochanteric and Chiari osteotomy. They were followed up for 2.5 to 10 years. Pain was the main presenting symptom in all the patients. The indication for surgery was based on the severity of disease with respect to congruency, secondary degenerative change and degree of dysplasia. The average pre-operative Harris hip score was 47.7 and the majority had severe dysplasia with degenerative changes. On final review the average score was 88. The radiographic appearances of degenerative arthritis regressed in 72% of hips and dysplasia was improved in all cases. The results of this conservative form of surgery are better in hips with less severe dysplasia and mild secondary degenerative change.
M A Scher; I Jakim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-08-22     Completed Date:  1991-08-22     Revised Date:  2010-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375355     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  626-31     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Hillbrow Hospital, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Consumer Satisfaction
Femur / surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Dislocation / classification,  complications,  surgery*
Osteoarthritis, Hip / epidemiology,  etiology
Osteotomy / adverse effects,  methods,  standards*
Pain / epidemiology
Pelvic Bones / surgery*
Postoperative Complications / epidemiology
Range of Motion, Articular

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