Closed-wedge osteotomy may be more efficacious compared to open-wedge at mid-term
Better clinical results after closed- compared to open-wedge high tibial osteotomy in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis and varus leg alignmentKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Jan;24(1):34-41
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50 patients with medial knee osteoarthritis and varus leg alignment were randomized to either closed-wedge or open-wedge high tibial osteotomy. The purpose of this prospective follow-up study was to compare the mid-term clinical and radiological outcomes of the two techniques. Findings indicated that patients undergoing a closed-wedge high tibial osteotomy reported more favourable clinical outcome...
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