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A computer aided system for planning and performing accurate osteotomies of the proximal femur [Elektronische Ressource] / Heiko Gottschling

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dd d d Institut für Informatikd d d dd dd d dd d d dd d d der Technischen Universität MünchenA Computer Aided System forPlanning and Performing AccurateOsteotomies of the Proximal FemurDissertationHeiko GottschlingInstitut für Informatikder Technischen Universität MünchenA Computer Aided System for Planning and Performing AccurateOsteotomies of the Proximal FemurHeiko GottschlingVollständiger Abdruck der von der Fakultät für Informatik der Technischen Universität Münchenzur Erlangung des akademischen Grades einesDoktors der Naturwissenschaften (Dr. rer. nat.)genehmigten Dissertation.Vorsitzender: Univ. Prof. Dr. Rüdiger WestermannPrüfer der Dissertation:1. Univ. Prof. Dr. Bernd Radig2. Univ. Prof. Dr. Achim Schweikard, Universität zu LübeckDie Dissertation wurde am 26.01.2006 bei der Technischen Universität München eingereichtund durch die Fakultät für Informatik am 28.06.2006 angenommen.AbstractIntertrochanteric osteotomy of the proximal femur is a surgical procedure which aims at re aligning the proximal part of the femur (long bone of the thigh) in relation to its distal partthrough the removal of a bone wedge between the two fragments. In contrast to hip arthro plasty, which is a total replacement of the hip joint, intertrochanteric osteotomy is a joint saving procedure. Indications for this kind of intervention are numerous especially amongyoung patients, who are to be spared a total hip replacement as long as possible.



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