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Proximal Femoral Osteotomy

  • Joseph G. Khoury
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Abstract

The patient was properly identified by anesthesia and positioned supine on the flat table. Anesthesia was administered. The hip was bumped and prepped/draped in the usual fashion. A longitudinal incision was made from the tip of the greater trochanter, 8 in. along the shaft. The fascia lata was divided in line with the incision. The vastus lateralis was detached from its origin at the vastus ridge and retracted anteriorly with a homan retractor placed directly on the anterior femur.

Keywords

Vastus Lateralis Great Trochanter Fascia Lata Correct Angle Developmental Dysplasia 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph G. Khoury
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  1. 1.Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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