Acetabulum

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Acetabulum

An ancient Roman unit of volume approximately equivalent to 68 milliliters.
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But she now needs to lean forward to relieve her right leg, which gradually had pushed up five inches, so that bone is striking bone in the area of her missing hip socket.
Cook until duck thigh at bone near hip socket is no longer pink (cut to test), about 2 to 2-1/4 hours.
The original Tronzo case, a patent infringement and fraud case, involved a hip socket replacement.
Currently, she is working around a labral tear in her left hip socket.
In standard labral repair, the labrum, a fibrous cartilage ring that rims the hip socket, is reattached to the bony socket of the joint using small anchors and sutures.
Hope Born without a hip socket, Amy was approached by Disability Sport Wales' performance director Anthony Hughes after a Talent Identification day at Deeside College.
The wide, blade-shaped bone projects forward ahead of the hip socket, providing a proportionally massive area for the attachment of muscles.
26, Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics unit announced the recall of its ASR XL Acetabular System, a hip socket used in traditional replacement surgery, and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, a partial hip replacement that involves placing a metal cap on the bail of the femur in order to preserve more bone.
Ninety percent of the patients afflicted by this disease have osteonecrosis at the femoral head -- the ball at the top of the femur bone that rotates inside the hip socket.
The aim of treatment is to promote the healing process and to ensure that the femoral head remains well seated in the hip socket as it heals and remodels.
He said he 'lobbed it away', and told the tribunal a sharp spoon, or curette, bearing a European Community CE, should have been offered to carry out the procedure of scraping off cartilage and damaged bone around the hip socket.
Doctors will replace only the ``ball'' portion of the bone that rotates in the hip socket.