Hoffa operation

Hof·fa op·er·a·tion

(hof'ă),
in congenital dislocation of the hip, a rarely used operation consisting of hollowing out the acetabulum and reduction of the head of the femur after severing the muscles inserted into the upper portion of the bone.

Hof·fa op·er·a·tion

(hawf'ă op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
In congenital dislocation of the hip, a rarely used operation consisting of hollowing out the acetabulum and reduction of the head of the femur after severing the muscles inserted into the upper portion of the bone.

Hoffa,

Albert, German surgeon, 1859-1908.
Hoffa fat
Hoffa operation - to relieve congenital dislocation of the hip.
Hoffa tendon shortening
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