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Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy , Microfracture , and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for Treatment of Varus Deformity and Osteoarthritis of the Knee

@inproceedings{James2017OpeningWH,
  title={Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy , Microfracture , and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for Treatment of Varus Deformity and Osteoarthritis of the Knee},
  author={Evan W. James and Keith T. Corpus and Austin T. Fragomen and S. Robert Rozbruch},
  year={2017}
}
Osteoarthritis in the setting of varus deformity can be difficult to treat in young and middle aged patients. Treatment options typically include arthroplasty versus joint preservation techniques. In young and middle aged patients, unicompartmental or total knee arthroplasty is often considered a less desirable treatment option due to the increased likelihood of requiring revision arthroplasty later in life. Joint preserving techniques, which combine a high tibial osteotomy to restore a neutral… 

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