What is the efficacy of osteotomy for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Oct 12, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print

A follow-up study of 147 opening-wedge high tibial osteotomies in a consecutive series of patients affected by varus knee malalignment with isolated medial compartment degenerative joint disease reported good or excellent results in 94% of cases. Follow-up averaged 9.5 years, with a range of 7 to 12 years. [143]

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!