Application of three dimensional printing in surgery for cam type of femoro-acetabular impingement.

@article{Verma2018ApplicationOT,
  title={Application of three dimensional printing in surgery for cam type of femoro-acetabular impingement.},
  author={Tarun Verma and Abhishek Mishra and Gaurang Agarwal and Lalit Maini},
  journal={Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma},
  year={2018},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          241-246
        }
}
Surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) focuses on improving the clearance for hip motion and alleviation of femoral abutment against the acetabular rim. Cam type of impingement is managed by performing an osteochondroplasty to remove the excess impinging bone from the head neck junction, thus improving the head neck offset. This procedure can be done by safe surgical dislocation, arthroscopy assisted mini-open method or all arthroscopy technique. Whatever be the approach… CONTINUE READING
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