Felix Ferner

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of a cam-type deformity in athletes and its association with vigorous sports activities during and after the growth period is unknown. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We therefore compared the prevalence and occurrence of a cam-type deformity by MRI in athletes during childhood and adolescence with an age-matched control group. PATIENTS AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) is an established method to treat unicompartimental osteoarthritis of the knee joint. However, augmentation of the created tibial gap after osteotomy is controversially discussed. METHODS We performed a prospective investigation of 49 consecutive cases of MOWHTO at our department. Patients were(More)
Patellofemoral dysbalance may be caused by trochlear dysplasia, an elevated TTTG distance, femoral or tibial torsional deformities, patella alta, or a genu valgum. The surgical procedure for the treatment of a genu valgum is varisation osteotomy, usually in the femoral aspect. Several authors believe that a genu valgum is one cause of patellofemoral(More)
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