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Orthopade. 2004 Feb;33(2):185-92.

[Open wedge osteotomy of the distal femur in the valgus knee].

[Article in German]

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Clinica Calle Giulia, Rome, Italy. giapu@tin.it

Abstract

This review presents a novel technique for open-wedge varus osteotomies of the distal femur in lateral compartment osteoarthritis in valgus knees. Indications and contraindications are discussed. The technique, its potential pitfalls, and postoperative management are presented. The authors' results with this technique are compared to the data of the literature.

PMID:
14872310
DOI:
10.1007/s00132-003-0597-9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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