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World J Orthop. Jan 18, 2014; 5(1): 14-22
Published online Jan 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i1.14
Table 4 The advantages and demerits of triple osteotomy
EAsier than Bernese osteotomy or RAORisk of non-union of pubis and ischium
Applicable regardless of whether the triradiate cartilage remains fused or notRequire the long period before weight bearing
Low riskDifficulty and limitation of sufficient acetabular correction and femoral head medicalization
Osteonecrosis of acetabulum
Major vessel injury
No shortening of lower limbPossibly narrowing the pelvic cavity for childbirth