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Uni-condyle high tibial osteotomy for malunion of medial plateau fracture: surgical technique and case report.
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PMID:  23390795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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High tibial osteotomy (HTO) is a surgical procedure to re-align varus or valgus mal-alignment of the knee. Medial opening wedge HTO is a surgical treatment of choice for knee varus mal-alignment with many advantages over lateral closing wedge HTO. However, the opening of the medial wedge alters the plane of the lateral tibial plateau, especially when the correction angle is large, which may be the cause of early arthritic changes of the lateral compartment. Many recent studies reported the changes in medial posterior slope after medial opening wedge HTO, which affected the biomechanics of the knee. This report presents uni-condyle HTO, a new surgical technique that corrects alignment of medial tibial plateau in both coronal and sagittal plane without affecting the plane of lateral tibial plateau.
Authors:
Sukit Saengnipanthkul
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1619-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand. sukit@kku.ac.th
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