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What is an osteotomy?
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Surgical bone cut.
It is a surgical cutting of bone, that needs to be realigned or repositioned, to obtain the desired outcome in surgery.

In brief: Surgical bone cut.
It is a surgical cutting of bone, that needs to be realigned or repositioned, to obtain the desired outcome in surgery.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Incision in a bone
Osteo=bone and tomy=to cut.
An osteotomy is a cut in a bone. This is usually done as part of an orthopedic procedure. It is usually done to correct or allow correction of a problem or defect.

In brief: Incision in a bone
Osteo=bone and tomy=to cut.
An osteotomy is a cut in a bone. This is usually done as part of an orthopedic procedure. It is usually done to correct or allow correction of a problem or defect.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Charles Jr. Engh
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bone realignment
Your bone is carefully cut so that it can be placed in better alignment.

In brief: Bone realignment
Your bone is carefully cut so that it can be placed in better alignment.
Dr. Charles Jr. Engh
Dr. Charles Jr. Engh
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