The Outcome of Bone Substitute Wedges in Medial Opening High Tibial Osteotomy

@inproceedings{Hooper2013TheOO,
  title={The Outcome of Bone Substitute Wedges in Medial Opening High Tibial Osteotomy},
  author={N. Hooper and Rowan Schouten and G. Hooper},
  booktitle={The open orthopaedics journal},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Opening wedge high tibial osteotomy often requires bone grafting to improve the union rate and avoid instability at the osteotomy site. Autograft and allograft have both been associated with complications and the use of bone substitute wedges has been advocated to improve the outcome. This study investigated the clinical, radiological and histological outcomes of using biphasic calcium phosphate ceramic (Triosite) wedges in opening wedge high tibial osteotomy and determined whether… CONTINUE READING