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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Subtrochanteric shortening osteotomy during cementless total hip arthroplasty in young patients with severe developmental dysplasia of the hip

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Intraoperative photographs of THA in a thirty-one-year-old woman with Crowe type-IV DDH. (a) Acetabulum was widened and deepened to obtain bleeding cancellous and femoral head autograft was applied. (b) The insertion of acetabular cup. (c) The straight axial intramedullary reaming process was conducted in the distal femur. (d) The proximal part of the femur was then prepared for the cementless implant. (e-f) The straight stem was then inserted into the femur across the osteotomy site, at which the gap was grafted with autogenous morselized bone and stabilized by cable fixation. (g) C-arm X ray was used to ensure the position of the cup and stem

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