A comparison of plate versus staple-and-cast fixation in maintaining femoral tibial alignment after valgus tibial osteotomy.


PURPOSE To compare 2 methods of fixation for maintenance of alignment during healing of valgus tibial osteotomies. METHODS We performed a retrospective chart and radiographic review of valgus tibial osteotomy cases of staple fixation supplemented by a postoperative cast and of blade plate fixation for maintenance of femoral-tibial alignment during healing… (More)


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