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Tibial osteotomy - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Screws or staples are used to hold the bone in place. The result is a slightly "knock kneed" appearance which allows the healthier outer knee to bear most of the weight.

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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