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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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osteotomy

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

os′te·ot′o·mist n.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

osteotomy

Surgical cutting or sectioning of bone.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

os·te·ot·o·my

(os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Cutting a bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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With SSO, only three osteotomies are made with the saw (medial ramus osteotomy, anterior vertical mandibular body osteotomy, and an osteotomy connecting the two).
Thus, knowledge of the incidence, size and anatomical relations of the CM is essential, especially to orthopedic surgeons, as osteotomies and Stoppa access are among the most performed orthopedic procedures.
From 2013 to 2016, 33 patients (19 females, 14 males) with unicoronal craniosynostosis were operated on in our hospital with frontal symmetrization method and staggered osteotomies. Their average age was 10.24 months (range, 4-37 months), average follow-up time was 23.42 months (range, 5-44 months), and average weight at the time of surgery was 8.97 Kg (range, 5.8-17 Kg).
van't Hofc, "Stabilisation of sagittal split advancement osteotomies with miniplates: a prospective, multicentre study with two-year follow-up," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
It was postulated that the elevation without re-approximation of the perioral and perinasal musculature was the reason for increased nasal width following Le Fort I type osteotomies (13).
Pearle et al., "Influence of lower limb rotation in navigated alignment analysis: Implications for high tibial osteotomies," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.
Food and Drug Administration for its fusion implant system for interphalangeal fusion, fracture repair, and osteotomies of the toes, fingers, and other small bones in the presence of appropriate immobilization.
This edition reflects changes in hip surgery like the growth in the direct anterior approach and hip joint preservation, the resurgence in osteotomies, the growth in cementless device use, and the use of highly porous metal augments and cementless sockets.
"However nowadays I would be looking at Malcolm as a patient to have osteotomies in his 30s or 40s and to maintain his activities whereas after his first knee replacement in Northallerton SuperMac was basically told 'that's it - no more activity, just walking!' "He was in agony for years and that is now preventable."
(8-10) In children more than two years of age who walk on the dislocated joint, in the case of persistent excessive anteversion of the femoral neck and femoral head displacement of more than one-third of the iliac width, both femoral and innominate osteotomies should be considered.