• deformity
  • This osteotomy is mostly performed for mild to moderate bunion deformity. (aofas.org)
  • Aged 17 my client's treating surgeon diagnosed hallux valgus interphalangeus bilaterally and recommended rotational osteotomies to correct the deformity. (lexology.com)
  • citation needed] The deformities listed above can be perfected by an osteotomy surgery of either the maxilla or mandible (whichever the deformity calls for), which is performed by an oral surgeon who is specialized in the working with both the upper and lower jaws.Orthognathic surgery is also available as a very successful treatment (90-100%) for obstructive sleep apnea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australian experience in craniofacial osteotomy for facial deformity. (wikipedia.org)
  • wedges
  • These revolutionary osteotomy wedges have an unprecedented compressive force of 15-20 MPa (2900 pounds/square inch), comparable to cortical bone, adding improved stability to the correction site. (arthrex.com)
  • distal
  • Wassell II duplication of the distal phalanges, reconstructed with proximal phalanx head narrowing, closing wedge osteotomy and radial collateral ligament reconstruction from the deleted segment. (eatonhand.com)
  • Then, the vertical osteotomy was done at the distal border of second molar. (hindawi.com)
  • 9 . The osteotomy surgical kit of claim 8 , further comprising an impactor assembly including an impactor plate, a handle, a shaft and a distal tip having threads configured for selective coupling to the osteotomy spreader and the osteotome. (google.com.au)
  • 10 . The osteotomy surgical kit of claim 9 , wherein each of the osteotomy spreader and the osteotome includes a threaded tubular portion couplable to the distal tip of the impactor assembly. (google.com.au)
  • technique
  • Unlike the traditional methods of sinus lifts, which typically use an osteotomy of the lateral aspect of the maxilla, the Hydraulic Sinus Condensing, or HSC technique, uses an osteotomy on the lateral aspect of the ridge of the maxilla. (wikipedia.org)
  • spine
  • The descripton of 22220 says osteotomy of spine, single vertebral segment. (aapc.com)
  • Had an appointment today with my neurosurgeon and was informed because of the 3 level fusion from L3 to S1 that I needed to have a spinal osteotomy to reform the curve in my lumbar spine. (spineuniverse.com)
  • maxilla
  • Also, a total maxilla osteotomy is used to treat the "long face syndrome," known as the skeptical open bite, idiopathic long face, hyper divergent face, total maxillary alveolar hyperplasia, and vertical maxillary excess. (wikipedia.org)
  • correct
  • The Le Fort III Osteotomy is used to correct generalised growth failure of the midface involving the upper jaw nose and cheek bones (zygomas). (wikipedia.org)