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A Modified (Retro-Tubercle) Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy Versus the Conventional Technique

2014-07-23 21:09:06 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The present study was conducted among a group of Iranian patients suffering from varus knee in order to compare advantages and disadvantages of ROWHTO (Retro-Tubercle Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy) technique when compared with previously described approaches of opening-wedge osteotomy.

Description

There are various methods for correcting varus deformity; therefore the best surgical method must be individualized. We concluded that in a varus knee where only correction in the coronal plane without patella infra, changes in Q- angle, tibial plateau inclination is all that is needed, a retro- tubercle medial opening- wedge osteotomy is the preferred approach.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Genu Varum

Intervention

Retro-Tubercle Opening-Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy

Location

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran, Islamic Republic of

Status

Completed

Source

Shaheed Beheshti Medical University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:06-0400

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