Pelvic and femoral osteotomy in the treatment of hip disease in the young adult.

@article{Santore2006PelvicAF,
  title={Pelvic and femoral osteotomy in the treatment of hip disease in the young adult.},
  author={Richard F. Santore and Thomas Turgeon and William F Phillips and Stephen R. Kantor},
  journal={Instructional course lectures},
  year={2006},
  volume={55},
  pages={131-44}
}
Osteotomies of the pelvis and upper femur play a useful and enduring role in the overall management of posttraumatic and developmental conditions of the hip. Rotational osteotomies of the pelvis have supplanted intertrochanteric osteotomies for treatment of most dysplasia-related conditions. In particular, the Bernese (Ganz) periacetabular osteotomy with lateral muscle sparing has emerged as the most effective and widely used pelvic osteotomy. Other methods, such as the Tönnis juxta-articular… CONTINUE READING