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osteotomy

 [os″te-ot´ah-me]
incision or transection of a bone.
cuneiform osteotomy removal of a wedge of bone.
displacement osteotomy surgical division of a bone and shifting of the divided ends to change the alignment of the bone or to alter weight-bearing stresses.
Le Fort osteotomy transverse sectioning and repositioning of the maxilla; the incision for each of the three types (Le Fort I, II, and III o's) is placed along the line defined by the corresponding Le Fort's fracture.
linear osteotomy the sawing or simple cutting of a bone.
sagittal split osteotomy surgically splitting the ramus of the mandible sagitally and shifting the positions of the parts, performed to correct prognathism.

os·te·ot·o·my

(os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē),
Cutting a bone, usually by means of a saw or osteotome.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotomy

(ŏs′tē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. osteoto·mies
Surgical division or sectioning of bone.

os′te·ot′o·mist n.

os·te·ot·o·my

(os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Cutting a bone, usually by means of a saw or chisel.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotomy

Surgical cutting or sectioning of bone.

os·te·ot·o·my

(os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Cutting a bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]
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Similarly duration of surgery was related to the surgical technique employed with simple forceps extractions completed within 15 mins, those requiring osteotomy within 16 to 30 mins and most of the difficult cases requiring osteotomy with tooth sectioning completed in more than 30 mins.
Since Axer's original publication in 1965, the varus osteotomy has been adopted by surgeons and further modified to allow for better surgical outcomes.
The patient underwent maxillary transversal, sagittal, and vertical repositioning using the multisegmented Le Fort I osteotomy and mandibular advancement with BSSO.
The single stage triple procedure entailing open reduction, femoral shortening and Salter's osteotomy offers the surgical remedy of choice with favourable and lasting results for managing neglected DDH among children aged 1-8 years.
The only trans-operative complication was the difficulty to rotate the caudal acetabular rim due to osteotomy and not ostectomy of the pubic segment in a single patient.
Optimal methods of fixation also can be planned before the operation with the customary combination of bicortical positional screws at the ramus and fracture plates using nonlocking screws across the vertical osteotomy at the body.
Is the obturator artery safe when performing ischial osteotomy during periacetabular osteotomy?
Between February 2009 and December 2013, 263 consecutive AS patients who underwent a spinal osteotomy for sagittal imbalance at our institution were retrospectively reviewed.
The original description of valgus reorientation osteotomy of the proximal femur was described by Pauwels et al.
However, reproducing the original condylar position is difficult, and too much pressure can be placed against the articular disc or an unfavorable condylar position can be created during osteotomy, which can worsen any preexisting TMJ symptoms or result in new ones [12].
(2) Osteotomy module, responsible for computing bone cuts and enabling virtual osteotomies