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Recurrent Posterior Dislocation of the Hip Treated with Periacetabular OsteotomyA Case Report
Yasuhiro Yamanaka, MD1; Hiroshi Ito, MD1; Teruhisa Hirayama, MD1; Hiromasa Tanino, MD1; Tatsuya Sato, MD1; Takeo Matsuno, MD1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka-higashi 2-1, 1-1 Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan 078-8510. E-mail address for Y. Yamanaka: yyamanak@asahikawa-med.ac.jp. E-mail address for H. Ito: itohiro@asahikawa-med.ac.jp. E-mail address for T. Hirayama: teruhirayama@aol.com. E-mail address for H. Tanino: tanino@asahikawa-med.ac.jp. E-mail address for T. Sato: s-tatsu@asahikawa-med.ac.jp. E-mail address for T. Matsuno: tmatsuno@asahikawa-med.ac.jp
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan

Copyright © 2011 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2011 Jun 01;93(11):e60 1-6. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00561
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Recurrent traumatic dislocation of the hip is rarely observed. We present the case of a patient who had traumatic hip dislocation associated with a dysplastic acetabulum and recurrent instability who was managed with capsular repair and periacetabular osteotomy to enhance the stability of the joint. At the time of the latest follow-up, the patient had an excellent clinical result and returned to his occupation as a skiing instructor. This case report was approved by our institutional review board. The patient was informed that data concerning this case would be submitted for publication.
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