High tibial osteotomy versus unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for medial compartment arthrosis of the knee: a review of the literature.

@article{Dettoni2010HighTO,
  title={High tibial osteotomy versus unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for medial compartment arthrosis of the knee: a review of the literature.},
  author={Federico Dettoni and Davide Edoardo Bonasia and Filippo Castoldi and Matteo Bruzzone and Davide Blonna and Roberto Rossi},
  journal={The Iowa orthopaedic journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={30},
  pages={131-40}
}
This review examined the literature regarding high tibial osteotomy (HTO) and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA), focusing on indications, survivorship and functional outcomes of the two procedures, as well as revision to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) after failed HTO or UKA. HTO and UKA share the same indications in selected cases of medial unicompartmental knee arthrosis. These indications include patients who are: 1) 55 to 65 years old; 2) moderately active; 3) non-obese; 4) have mild… CONTINUE READING
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