Opening- vs closing-wedge osteotomy for medial compartment knee osteoarthritis
Comparison of Closing-Wedge and Opening-Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy for Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis of the Knee A Randomized Controlled Trial with a Six-Year Follow-upJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 3;96(17):1425-32. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00786.
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92 patients with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis were randomized to undergo opening- or closing-wedge osteotomy, with the purpose of comparing radiographic results, clinical outcomes, and survival rates between techniques 6 years post-surgery. There was no significant difference between groups with respect to radiographic or clinical outcomes. Opening-wedge osteotomy was associated with a g...
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