1 year results of an open wedge vs closed wedge high tibial osteotomy
Correction accuracy and collateral laxity in open versus closed wedge high tibial osteotomy. A one-year randomised controlled studyInt Orthop. 2010 Feb;34(2):201-7. Epub 2009 Aug 27
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50 active patients, between 18 and 70 years of age, with medial symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee scheduled for high tibial osteotomy were randomized to the procedure by either a closed or open wedge method. At 1 year follow up, both open wedge osteotomy (OWO) and closed wedge osteotomy (CWO) led to accurate and sustained corrections; however, the OWO was superior in correcting the media...
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