Bernese (Ganz) Periacetabular Pelvic Osteotomy: Surgical Technique

Abstract

Hip dysplasia in the skeletally mature patient can lead to symptomatic instability, most often as a result of anterolateral acetabular insufficiency. Recent studies have shown that symptomatic acetabular dysplasia can predictably be corrected surgically with the Bernese (Ganz) periacetabular osteotomy. This paper describes the protocol for radiographic evaluation of the patient with symptomatic primary acetabular dysplasia and provides a step-by-step description and video presentation of the surgical technique.

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