Proximal tibial osteotomy in patients who are fifty years old or less. A long-term follow-up study.

@article{Holden1988ProximalTO,
  title={Proximal tibial osteotomy in patients who are fifty years old or less. A long-term follow-up study.},
  author={Darren Holden and Stan L James and Roger L. Larson and D B Slocum},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1988},
  volume={70 7},
  pages={977-82}
}
Proximal tibial valgus osteotomy was performed for unicompartmental osteoarthritis in forty-five patients (fifty-one knees). The average age of the patients was forty-one years (range, twenty-three to fifty years), and the average length of follow-up was ten years. At follow-up, 70 per cent (thirty-six knees) were rated as good or excellent and 30 per cent (fifteen knees) were rated as fair or poor. There was no clear correlation between the quality of the result and the radiographic evidence… CONTINUE READING