Mid-term outcome of opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy for varus arthritic knees.

@article{Haviv2012MidtermOO,
  title={Mid-term outcome of opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy for varus arthritic knees.},
  author={Barak Haviv and Shlomo Bronak and Ran Thein and Amos Kidron and Rafael Thein},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={e192-6}
}
Gonarthrosis in the relatively young and active population causes major daily discomfort and disability. If the arthritic process is mainly limited to the medial compartment, the axis of a varus knee can be realigned laterally with high tibial osteotomy to unload the medial compartment and allow some cartilage regeneration and pain relief. This study… CONTINUE READING

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