Medial-displacement intertrochanteric osteotomy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip. A long-term follow-up study.

@article{Miegel1984MedialdisplacementIO,
  title={Medial-displacement intertrochanteric osteotomy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip. A long-term follow-up study.},
  author={R E Miegel and William H. Harris},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1984},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={878-87}
}
Of seventy-three adults who were treated for osteoarthritis of the hip by medial-displacement intertrochanteric osteotomy done by one of us, sixty-one (with sixty-seven treated hips) could be evaluated twelve to fifteen years after osteotomy or at the time when they had an arthroplasty for recurrent symptoms. Specific criteria based on preoperative data were used prospectively to categorize the hips as to their suitability for medial-displacement osteotomy. In addition, at the conclusion of the… CONTINUE READING