High tibial osteotomy for varus gonarthrosis: a 10- to 24-year follow-up study.

@article{Choi2001HighTO,
  title={High tibial osteotomy for varus gonarthrosis: a 10- to 24-year follow-up study.},
  author={Hee Rack Choi and Yukiharu Hasegawa and Satoshi Kondo and Takachika Shimizu and Kazunori Ida and Hiraji Iwata},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={493-7}
}
From January 1976 to December 1990, 66 high tibial osteotomies for medial gonarthrosis were performed in 59 patients. Thirty knees of 26 patients (18 women and 8 men) were reviewed after a mean follow-up period of 15.3 years (range, 10-24 years). The mean age of these 26 patients was 59 years at the time of operation and 75.5 years at the latest follow-up. The average femoro-tibial angle changed, from 187 degrees before surgery to 170 degrees after surgery, and to 174 degrees at the latest… CONTINUE READING

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