Lateral Closing Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy for Medial Compartment Arthrosis or Overload

Giulio Maria Marcheggiani Muccioli, Stefano Fratini, Eugenio Cammisa, Vittorio Vaccari, Alberto Grassi, Laura Bragonzoni, Stefano Zaffagnini

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Abstract

Lateral closing wedge osteotomies are still actual treatments of unicompartmental arthrosis and deformities. This article focuses on surgical timing, indications, and technique to achieve a pain-free knee joint and a normal weight forces distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-386
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in Sports Medicine
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019

Keywords

  • Arthrosis
  • Cartilage
  • Knee
  • Lateral closing wedge
  • Osteotomy
  • Surgery

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