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|dc.identifier.citation||International Orthopaedics, 2012; 36(5):921-925||en|
|dc.description.abstract||<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of this study was to determine whether a complex surgical procedure such as peri-acetabular osteotomy could be safely learnt by using a programme involving mentoring by a distant expert. To determine this, we examined the incidence of intra-operative complications, the acetabulum correction achieved, the late incidence of re-operation and progressive degenerative arthritis.<h4>Methods</h4>Between 1992 and 2004, peri-acetabular osteotomy was performed in 26 hips in 23 patients. The median follow-up was ten (5-17) years. The median age of the patients at operation was 28 (14-41) years. Clinical outcomes were reported and radiographic results were determined by an independent expert.<h4>Results</h4>There were no intra-articular osteotomies, sciatic nerve injuries, hingeing deformities or vascular injuries. There was one ischial nonunion. The lateral centre-edge angle improved from a median 4° pre-operatively to 25°. One revision osteotomy, one osteectomy and three total hip replacements were required, two for progression of osteoarthritis.<h4>Conclusions</h4>The programme of mentoring was successful in that there was a low incidence of the major intra-operative complications that are often reported during the learning curve period and the acetabular corrections achieved were similar to the originators.||en|
|dc.description.statementofresponsibility||Donald W. Howie, Martin Beck, Kerry Costi, Susan M. Pannach, Reinhold Ganz||en|
|dc.rights||© Springer-Verlag 2011||en|
|dc.subject||Acetabulum; Hip Joint; Humans; Osteoarthritis; Postoperative Complications; Radiography; Treatment Outcome; Osteotomy; Reoperation; Incidence; Follow-Up Studies; Orthopedics; Mentors; Adolescent; Adult; Female; Male; Young Adult||en|
|dc.title||Mentoring in complex surgery: minimising the learning curve complications from peri-acetabular osteotomy||en|
|pubs.library.collection||Orthopaedics and Trauma publications||en|
|dc.identifier.orcid||Howie, D. [0000-0003-1702-3279]||en|
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