A new fixation material for open-wedge tibial osteotomy for genu varum.

@article{Ribeiro2009ANF,
  title={A new fixation material for open-wedge tibial osteotomy for genu varum.},
  author={Cristiano Hossri Ribeiro and Nilson Roberto Severino and Ricardo de Paula Leite Cury and Victor Marques de Oliveira and Roger Avakian and Tatsuo Ayhara and Osmar Pedro Arbix de Camargo},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={366-70}
}
Varus deformity of the knee is a determining factor in the development of osteoarthrosis of the medial compartment. Open wedge osteotomy corrects the deformity and has quickly become popular due to the fact that the surgical technique can be easily reproduced, it spares loss of bone tissue in the metaphysiary region, and it does not require muscle dissection, reducing the risk of lesion of the fibular nerve. The objective of this study was to evaluate the characteristics of a new fixation… CONTINUE READING