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Hip socket realignment is possible

In certain hip dysplasias, it is feasible to improve the socket loading conditions. This can be achieved by reorienting the socket. In future, it will most obviously be a routine to monitor this technically demanding surgery by real-time computer aided feedback.

Lepisto, J., Armand, M. & Armiger, R.S. 2008, "Periacetabular osteotomy in adult hip dysplasia - developing a computer aided real-time biomechanical guiding system (BGS)", Suomen ortopedia ja traumatologia = Ortopedi och traumatologi i Finland = Finnish journal of orthopaedics and traumatology, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 186-190.