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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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MINY et al lateral wedge osteotomy is an efficient technique to correct cubitus varus deformity.
Closing wedge osteotomy in medium varus angles, in younger patients who generally have good bone stock whereas Insall.
(5) used closed wedge osteotomy and fixation with charnley external fixation device.
Malunited Colles' fractures: correction with a biplanar closing wedge osteotomy. J Hand Surg Am.
Though our experience with corrective osteotomies is limited, we think a simple corrective lateral wedge osteotomy followed by a single screw fixation is the best treatment of choice.
(25,26) The lateral closing wedge osteotomy is the most popular method for varus deformities of more than 12[degrees]; however, other options, such as the medial opening wedge, dome type, and supracondylar femoral osteotomy, are available to address more extensive deformities.
In all there were 68 high tibial osteotomies (HTOs), of which 40 were performed by Maquet's dome method and 28 were done by closing wedge osteotomy. Average follow up was 8.6 years (range: 5.2 to 13 years) and 16 (23.5%) cases went on to have total knee arthroplasty after an average interval of 3.7 years.
Seventeen patients had Maquet's dome osteotomy and 12 had closing wedge osteotomy. During the period under review all dome osteotomies were performed by one surgeon and the wedge osteotomies by another surgeon in the same institution.
(35-39) Wheeler and colleagues (35) used a 30-degree wedge osteotomy, removing the lesser trochanter to simulate a high, subtrochanteric femur fracture with loss of the medial column but with preservation of the piriformis fossa (Fig.