acetabuloplasty


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acetabuloplasty

 [as″ĕ-tab´u-lo-plas″te]
plastic repair of the acetabulum.

ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lō-plas-tē),
Any operation aimed at restoring the acetabulum to as near a normal state as possible.
[acetabulum + G. plastos, formed]

acetabuloplasty

/ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty/ (as″ĕ-tab´u-lo-plas″te) plastic repair of the acetabulum.

acetabuloplasty

(ăs′ĭ-tăb′yə-lō-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair of the acetabulum.

acetabuloplasty

[as′ətab′yəlōplas′tē]
plastic surgery performed to reshape the acetabulum.

ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lō-plas'tē)
Any operation aimed at restoring the acetabulum to as near a normal state as possible.
[acetabulum + G. plastos, formed]

acetabuloplasty

plastic repair of the acetabulum.
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The procedure known as an acetabuloplasty involves making a bone cut above the socket and trying to reorient the socket downward, which can provide a better support shelf for the femoral head.
34) Acetabuloplasty with resection of the anterior wall of the acetabulum was performed for the first time on a 55-year-old female with bilateral protrusio to remove the area of impingement that gave rise to her painful symptoms.
Smith-Peterson MN: Treatment of malum coxae senilis, old slipped upper femoral epiphysis, intrapelvic protrusion of the acetabulum, and coxa plana by means of acetabuloplasty.