From Big Medical Encyclopedia

COLUMNS OF OPERATION (P. Page of Colonna, amer. surgeon-orthopedist, sort. in 1892) — 1) a method of bloody reposition of congenital dislocation of a hip, at Krom the head of a hip shrouded in own joint capsule is implemented into a profound otmodelirovanny acetabular hollow; 2) the method of recovery of mobility of a hip joint, at Krom instead of a head of a hip is used the big spit implemented in an acetabular hollow (it is applied at fractures of a neck of a hip, a tubercular coxitis, etc.).

see. Hip joint .