Ollier theory

Ol·li·er the·o·ry

(ō-lē-ā'),
a theory of compensatory growth; after resection of the articular extremity of a bone, the articular cartilage of the other bone entering into the structure of the joint takes on an increased growth.

Ol·li·er the·o·ry

(ō-lē-ā' thē'ŏr-ē)
A theory of compensatory growth; after resection of the articular extremity of a bone, the articular cartilage of the other bone entering into the structure of the joint takes on an increased growth.

Ollier,

Louis Xavier Edouard Léopold, French surgeon, 1830-1900.
Ollier approach
Ollier disease - proliferation of cartilage in the metaphyses of several bones, causing distorted growth in length or pathological fractures. Synonym(s): enchondromatosis
Ollier graft - a thin split-thickness graft, usually in small pieces. Synonym(s): Ollier-Thiersch graft; Thiersch graft
Ollier incision
Ollier layer
Ollier method
Ollier operation
Ollier rake retractor
Ollier raspatory
Ollier retractor
Ollier technique
Ollier theory - a theory of compensatory growth.
Ollier-Thiersch graft - Synonym(s): Ollier graft