Acetabular Fixation

The hip joint is as ball and socket type of joint formed by Acetabular cavity of femoral head. The posterior wall fracture, Posterior column fracture, anterior wall, anterior column and transverse fracture are the major fractures that affect Acetabular cavity. The method reduction and fixing used in the retaining and reconstruction of acetabular cavity is known as Acetabular fixation.

Acetabular Fixation in India

The acetabulum is in angle of 30 degrees outwards and anterior. The normal neck shaft of femur is 125 degrees in adults. The medullary vessels, retinacular vessels and foveal vessels may also be injured during the injury of hip. The diagnosis is done with the help of X-ray and magnetic resonace imaging and computed tomography scanning. The symptoms of pain, swelling, inability to move and discoloration may occur in case of acetabular injury. The proper diagnosis helps in fixing the treatment with high precision. The general methods or approach used are,

  • Kocher langenbeck approach
  • Trochanter osteotomy
  • Ilioinguinal approach and
  • Extended iliofemoral approach

Acetabular Fixation doctors in India

The acetabular fracture is a discontinuity in the hip joint caused by trauma or diseases. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The possibility of hip joint fracture is very rare. The injury is mainly caused due to the fall or accident happened with high pressure or agitation of hip joint. The treatment of acetabular fracture is fixation with the help of surgical measures. In general most of the cases require surgery. The surgery of hip joint is not done immediately. The situation of the patient and age is considered before surgical measure. The displaced bones are fixed and replaced with the help of metal plates in case of repairable injuries. The injuries in which fixation is not possible is done with the help of total hip replacement. The acetabular fixation is done by a group of orthopedic specialists. India is one among the leading destination for treating orthopedic related diseases.

Benefits of Acetabular Fixation in India

India is a country with well established medical system. The specialty centers are having high facilities and highly qualified doctors. The official procedure for visa is also done by the good quality medical service providers in India. Acetabular Fixation cost in India is also affordable compared to other countries.

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