Opening vs. closing wedge high tibial osteotomy for treatment of unicompartmental OA
Is opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy superior to closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy in treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Int J Surg. 2018 Dec;60:153-163.
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9 studies (599 patients) were included in this meta-analysis comparing opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) to closing wedge high tibial osteotomy (CWHTO) for the treatment of unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis. Outcomes of interest included Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain score, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) knee score, walking distance, Hip-Knee-Ankle (HKA) angle on radiograph, tibi...
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