TITLE

Revisiting High Tibial Osteotomy: Fifty Years of Experience with the Opening-Wedge Technique

AUTHOR(S)
Poignard, A.; Lachaniette, C. H. Flouzat; Amzallag, Julien; Hernigou, P.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2010 Supplement 2, Vol. 92-A, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research report on the re-emerging technology of open-wedge technique in high tibial osteotomy to treat pain and disability caused by medial femorotibial degenerative articular disease. The report provides information on the determination of the wedge size, the technical advances of the treatment and problems in posterior slope and patella baja. Total knee arthroplasty and opening-wedge tibial osteotomy procedures are presented to accomplish good realignment in the knees.
ACCESSION #
56106411

 

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