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Tibial osteotomy - series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

A wedge is removed from the tibia allowing the leg to be shifted slightly, which takes weight off the inside of the knee.

Update Date 7/13/2015

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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