acetabulum


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the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint

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The acetabulum is the large cup-shaped cavity on the lateral surface of the hip bone, which articulates with the head of the femur to form the hip joint, which is responsible for the stability and movement of the entire lower limb (Moore et al., 2014).
This prospective study was conducted at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Calcutta National Medical College, between July 2015 and January 2017, to compare the outcomes of the treatment of Acetabulum fractures by operative and conservative methods.
Body: length 156.4 (132.4-169.4), width 83.0 (69.3-92.4); tail: length 130.3 (89.3-143.2), width 21.93 (21.05-23.16); oral sucker: diameter 38.8 (28.5-49.3); acetabulum: diameter: 28.1 (24.4-33.3); distance from the oral sucker to the acetabulum 65.2 (61.6-67.7); stylet: length 25.8 (23.1-28.8), width 4.61 (4.11-6.32).
The workshop aimed at providing insight into the principles of management of fracture of pelvic and acetabulum to young orthopedic surgeon with interest in pelvic surgery.
The course was aimed at providing insight into the principles of management of fracture of pelvic and acetabulum fracture to young orthopaedic surgeon with interest in pelvic surgery.
The labrum is a fibrocartilaginous structure attached to the peripheral acetabulum. It facilitates appropriate acetabular formation during skeletal maturation, stabilizes the femoral head by deepening the acetabulum, and seals synovial fluid within the hip joint.
In line to line technique, bone is prepared in a way that the size of acetabulum is same as that of implant cup so there is minimal risk of acetabular fracture.
In order to verify anatomic geometry as seen on CT, acetabular registration is accomplished by touching the probe to 32 required points on the acetabulum as identified on the software.
The femoral head and acetabular cartilage adjacent to the bullet did not appear to be traumatized but the bullet was found firmly embedded in the acetabulum.
For instance, there is associated adaptive shortening of the soft tissues, capsular constriction, increased femoral anteversion, acetabular dysplasia, presence of obstructing structures such as the fibrofatty tissue in the acetabulum, hypertrophied ligamentum teres, the transverse acetabular ligament and fixed inversion of limbus.1-4,13,14 Femoral diaphyseal shortening is superior to traction as an aid in operative reduction of DDH in older children.
The head of the femur is the "ball" that fits into the "socket" of the acetabulum of the pelvis.
After prepped, the leg was abducted to approach the pubic segment with dissection and preservation of the insertion of the pectineus muscle, followed by approximately one centimeter pubic ostectomy near the medial aspect of the acetabulum. The first patient underwent pubic osteotomy and not ostectomy.
For easy movement and hits the femoral head moves in the acetabulum. In his case due to the infection and both right and left hip joints normal cartilage on femoral head and acetabulum was destroyed and cause fusion of femoral head and acetabulum.
Abnormal hip development may involve bone structures (acetabulum and proximal femur) and the joint cartilage and capsule [2, 3].