Non-traumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head treated with transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy combined with vascularized iliac bone grafting.

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A 49-year-old Japanese man who had non-traumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head with a wide necrotic lesion received transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy combined with vascularized iliac bone grafting. After the bone graft (6 x 1.5 cm) was collected, the femoral head was anteriorly rotated by 90 degrees. A bone tunnel of 1.2 cm in diameter was… (More)

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@article{Kubo2000NontraumaticOO, title={Non-traumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head treated with transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy combined with vascularized iliac bone grafting.}, author={Takeshi Kubo and Maiko Kobayashi and Toshihiko Ishida and Shoichi Yamazoe and Masayuki Fujioka and Satoshi Inoue and Yasusuke Hirasawa}, journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association}, year={2000}, volume={5 6}, pages={610-3} }