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Is an osteotomy on the knee worth it --does it really help?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
In some patients: Osteotomies on the knee are a very good option for people with unicompartmental knee arthritis who are too young for knee replacement surgery.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How hard is an osteotomy on their knee and does it really help?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
In some patients: Osteotomies on the knee are a very good option for people with unicompartmental knee arthritis who are too young for knee replacement surgery. Around 85% of people will be happy with the outcome 5 years out from surgery.

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Last updated Feb 18, 2015

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