Clinical results of a valgus high tibial osteotomy for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee and the ipsilateral ankle.

@article{Takeuchi2008ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical results of a valgus high tibial osteotomy for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee and the ipsilateral ankle.},
  author={R Ishikawa Takeuchi and Tomoyuki Saito and Tomihisa Koshino},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          196-200
        }
}
The treatment of patients with osteoarthritic knees accompanied by ipsilateral osteoarthritic ankles is not well documented. We here report both clinical results and radiographic evaluations of such patients treated using a high tibial osteotomy (HTO). HTO was performed on 16 knees of 10 patients (all women with a mean age; 68 years; range 58 to 73 years) who had a varus deformity of both their legs as a result of medial compartmental osteoarthritis of their knees. The Hospital for Special… CONTINUE READING
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