valgus knee


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valgus knee

A medial alignment of the femur and tibia of less than 180°.
Synonym: bandy leg; bowleg; genu valgum; tibia valga See: valgus
See also: knee
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If the major deformity originates from the supracondylar area, a supracondylar osteotomy can change a valgus knee into a well-aligned knee, or a lateral condyle sliding osteotomy with a traditional TKA will be enough to balance the knee and constrained TKA can be avoided.
Total knee arthroplasty for severe valgus knee deformity.
There was a "need for an appropriately powered and well-controlled trial on the effect of valgus knee bracing on persons with medial knee OA.
82-unit greater improvement in WOMAC pain scale scores when they wear a valgus knee brace, instead of a neutral brace, along with specialized footwear.
001 reference to normal knee) Valgus knee (with 1,50 0,32-7,01 NS reference to normal knee) Table 6.
In a valgus knee, the force on the lateral compartment increases, and the force on the medial compartment decreases but proportionally less than for same angulation in the varus knee.
10,11] Although an altered load distribution between the lateral and medial compartments of the joint may be demonstrated in individuals with varus or valgus knees (and an inevitably HQ-angle), it remains unknown whether the thickness of the articular cartilages in these individuals is also functionally adapted, particularly at an early age.
As for the preoperative angulation, the quantitative analysis showed a greater preservation of collagen type I in the anterior horn of valgus knees compared to varus (t (33) =--2.
Obese women with valgus knees tend to get this injury a lot," he said.
In other studies, valgus knees were reported to have the worst results after arthroscopic surgery.