Comparison of Open Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy versus Unicondylar Knee Replacement for Medial Knee Osteoarthritis *

  • Walaa El-Din Ahmed El-Nahas, Baseem Choudhry, Mohamad A Imam, Bahaa A Kornah
  • Published 2017

Abstract

Introduction: Medial knee osteoarthritis is a source of debilitating pain. Varus malalignment is associated with a 4-fold increase in unicompartmental osteoarthritis. Current non-surgical treatments include patient education, weight loss, analgesics. Two contemporary surgical treatment options for medial knee osteoarthritis are available and each procedure… (More)

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