Arthroscopic and Computer-Assisted High Tibial Osteotomy Using Standard Total Knee Arthroplasty Navigation Software Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy is an increasingly performed procedure for treatment of varus gonarthrosis and correction of malalignment during meniscal transplantation or cartilage restoration. Precise preoperative planning and meticulous surgical technique are required to achieve an appropriate mechanical axis correction. We describe our technique of arthroscopic and computer-assisted high tibial osteotomy using commonly available total knee arthroplasty navigation software as an intraoperative goniometer. We believe that our technique, by providing intraoperative real-time guidance of the degree of correction that is accurate and reliable, represents a useful tool for the surgeon who uncommonly performs high tibial osteotomy.

authors

  • Thompson, Stephen R
  • Zabtia, Nazar
  • Weening, Bradley
  • Zalzal, Paul

publication date

  • May 2013