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os·te·ot·o·my

 (ŏs′tē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. os·te·ot·o·mies
Surgical division or sectioning of bone.

os′te·ot′o·mist n.

osteotomy

(ˌɒstɪˈɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical cutting or dividing of bone, usually to correct a deformity

os•te•ot•o•my

(ˌɒs tiˈɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
1. the surgical division of a bone to reposition the ends.
2. the excision of part of a bone.
[1835–45]
os`te•ot′o•mist, n.

osteotomy

1. the dissection or anatomy of bones.
2. the cutting of bones as part of a surgical operation. — osteotomist, n.
See also: Bones
1. the dissection or anatomy of bones.
2. the cutting of bones as part of a surgical operation. — osteotomist, n.
See also: Surgery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteotomy - surgical sectioning of bone
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

os·te·ot·o·my

n. osteotomía, cortar o serruchar un hueso.
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(14) assessed 52 patients treated with proximal femoral varus osteotomies for Perthes disease in a multicenter prospective study.
The technique involved using tiny cuts to perform osteotomies on the bone and move them into a better position, fixing them in place with special screws.
Several other types of pelvic osteotomies have also been described to stabilize the reduced hip in older children.17-19 In our study we set the upper age limit of eight years in unilateral while six years in bilateral cases of DDH to be managed with the standard triple procedure.
Corrective pelvic osteotomies intend to improve contact between the femoral head and the acetabulum, as demonstrated by DEJARDIN et al.
It involves sagittal osteotomies of the mandible that allow repositioning of the dentate segment to address congenital or acquired dentofacial deformity.
In order to treat acetabular dysplasia, acetabular retroversion and other hips deformities, pelvic and acetabular osteotomies are usually the first choice of surgical treatment (De Kleuver et al., 1998; Wada et al.).
ST is an accidental event commonly encountered during spinal osteotomies to correct kyphosis in AS, and it dramatically increases the potential risk of neurovascular complications.[12],[13],[14],[15],[16],[17],[18]{Figure 1}
Known orofacial pains include maxillary sinusitis after Le Fort I osteotomies and infections or sensitivity due to the osteosynthesis material (plates and screws).