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What happens during a retroversion hip surgery?
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Bone is cut
Cuts are made in the pelvis, and realigned.

In brief: Bone is cut
Cuts are made in the pelvis, and realigned.
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Bone is cut
When the hip joint is too anteverted or forward facing a patient can have in-toeing or "pigeon-toed" posture.
A derotational osteotomy can correct this - the proximal femur is cut and "de-rotated" then fixed with a plate a screws. Hip anteversion is common and 99% of the time resolves naturally. Surgery should be reserved for only the most severe cases and done by an expert in hip osteotomies.

In brief: Bone is cut
When the hip joint is too anteverted or forward facing a patient can have in-toeing or "pigeon-toed" posture.
A derotational osteotomy can correct this - the proximal femur is cut and "de-rotated" then fixed with a plate a screws. Hip anteversion is common and 99% of the time resolves naturally. Surgery should be reserved for only the most severe cases and done by an expert in hip osteotomies.
Dr. James Chen
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