Osteotomy for Realignment of the Knee

The treatment of monocompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee correction in the adult. An alternative surgical intervention to minimize pain increase function, preserve articular cartilage, and delay the need for arthroplasty is desirable. Congenital or acquired malalignment may result in early arthrosis due to long-standing unequal loads across the Knee joint. Knee realignment osteotomy may be indicated for patients presenting with deformity activity level, gait disturbance, pain, or a combination of complaints.

Surgical Technique

A careful preoperative plan is essential to obtaining an appropriate surgical correction and outcome, regardless of the surgical technique selected.

  • Closing wedge High Tibial Osteotomy Technique
  • Opening wedge High Tibial Osteotomy Technique