Experience of Chiari Pelvic Osteotomy

Kenichi ANDO
1991 Japanese Journal of Rheumatism and Joint Surgery  
We report here on our technical improvement of the Chiari pelvic osteotomy, and its procedure in which the Smith-Petersen approach is used and the lateral side of the iliac crest is osteotomied by chisel. Between 1981 and 1989, 83 patients (91 hips) were treated by Chiari pelvic Osteotomy, 14 men and 69 women ranging in age at surgery from 10 to 58 years. The average age was 30.2. The follow-up period ranged from one to 8 years with an average of 2.8. Clinical results, evaluated by JOA hip score and X-ray findings (sharp angle,
doi:10.11551/jsjd1982.10.347 fatcat:txutsg65tffgbg5apmixr2fqke