Physical activity after distal femur osteotomy for the treatment of lateral compartment knee osteoarthritis

@article{Carvalho2012PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity after distal femur osteotomy for the treatment of lateral compartment knee osteoarthritis},
  author={L{\'u}cio Hon{\'o}rio de Carvalho and Eduardo Frois Temponi and Luiz Fernando Machado Soares and Matheus Jacques Braga Gonçalves and Lincoln Paiva Costa},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={1607-1611}
}
Distal femoral osteotomy (DFO) is the preferential treatment for the symptomatic osteoarthritis of the lateral compartment of the knee in young active patients. The objective of this study is to evaluate the physical activity and functional outcome of a group of patients presenting with lateral compartment osteoarthritis of the knee prior to and after a DFO for correction of genum valgum. Twenty-six patients who had been submitted to complete V-shaped distal femoral osteotomy were evaluated… CONTINUE READING