Trochanteric Osteotomy: Surgical Technique

  • Peter Bobak
  • Peter V. Giannoudis


Safest and easier hip dislocation

Best exposure to acetabulum and femur


Anterior Edge Abductor Muscle Trochanteric Osteotomy Wire Breakage Spring Wire 
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Further Reading

  1. Jando VT, Greidanus NV, Masri BA, et al. Trochanteric osteotomies in revision total hip arthroplasty: contemporary techniques and results. Instr Course Lect. 2005;54:143–55.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Meek RM, Greidanus NV, Garbuz DS, et al. Extended trochanteric osteotomy: planning, surgical technique, and pitfalls. Instr Course Lect. 2004;53:119–30.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Archibeck MJ, Rosenberg AG, Berger RA, et al. Trochanteric osteotomy and fixation during total hip arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2003;11(3):163–73.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Parker MJ, Handoll HH. Osteotomy, compression and other modifications of surgical techniques for internal fixation of extracapsular hip fractures. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009;2:CD000522.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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