[The effect of open wedge osteotomy on the posterior tibial slope].

@article{Bombaci2005TheEO,
  title={[The effect of open wedge osteotomy on the posterior tibial slope].},
  author={Hasan Bombaci and Kerem M Canbora and G{\"o}khan Onur and M{\"u}cahit G{\"o}rgeç},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={404-10}
}
OBJECTIVES Proximal tibial osteotomy improves the alignment and weight distribution of the lower extremity on the coronary plane. However, upper end osteotomy of the tibia may cause changes in the sagittal plane. In this study, we evaluated open wedge osteotomy operations with regard to its effect on the sagittal plane. METHODS The study included 22 knees of 20 female patients (mean age 54.1 years; range 43 to 64 years) who underwent proximal tibial osteotomy for osteoarthritis. Open wedge… CONTINUE READING