An obsolete method of securing a hip fusion by an extraarticular technique, a joint bypass procedure in which a turned down bone flap from the ilium is placed into a split in the greater trochanter.
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iliofemoroplastyAn obsolete technique of orthopaedic surgery in which hip fusion was facilitated by a joint bypass procedure using an extra-articular bone flap.
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