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Patient education information about osteotomy for knee osteoarthritis including high tibial osteotomy, open wedge osteotomy, closing wedge osteotomy

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Knee Osteotomy

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Definition Knee osteotomy is surgery that removes a part of the bone of the joint of either the bottom of the femur (upper leg bone) or the top of the tibia (lower leg bone) to increase the stability of the knee. Osteotomy redistributes the weight-bearing force on the knee by cutting... Expert

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