high tibial osteotomy


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high tibial osteotomy

Orthopedic surgery A procedure used for osteoarthritis in which a wedge of bone is excised from the tibial plate at the point of greatest contact with the femur; HTOs redistribute weight, and may ↓ cartilaginous wear
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In this retrospective as well as prospective study of thirty six patients with unicompartmental osteoarthrosis of the knee presenting to our hospital from year 2013 to 2015 were treated with high tibial osteotomy.
The study material includes data collection, clinical examination and investigations of thirty six patients who underwent high tibial osteotomy.
For example, a high tibial osteotomy may be indicated to correct varus malalignment.
Influence of high tibial osteotomy on bone marrow edema in the knee.
The treatment of spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee by high tibial osteotomy with and without bone-grafting or drilling of the lesion.
In general, the two most common types of osteotomies performed for the valgus knee include the high tibial osteotomy and the distal femoral osteotomy.
High tibial osteotomy and distal femoral osteotomy for valgus or varus.
30) One study that used arthroscopy to preoperatively evaluate patients for high tibial osteotomy, however, found arthroscopy to be a poor predictor of success following HTO.
Operative Technique of Lateral Closing Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy
1,2) Jackson and Waugh, (3) in 1961, reported that high tibial osteotomy is a reliable procedure for relief of pain and restoration of function.
There have been conflicting results reported in the literature concerning the results of total knee replacement (TKR) done after previous high tibial osteotomy (HTO).
High tibial osteotomy (1) has been attempted to correct the varus deformity of the knee, to give slightly valgus limb alignment, and to decrease compressive force loading on the medial compartment.