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A 44-year-old female asked:

What happens during a knee osteotomy? after having that surgery done does that lead to clicking and popping of the knee joint?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 40 years experience
Bone is cut: Knee osteotomy is where the a bone around the knee is cut (osteotomized) to correct a deformity of the bone or to unweight an area of arthritis inside of the knee. It does not usia=ually result in a clicking or popping of the knee joint unless there is a preexistant problem of the knee.
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Last updated Mar 17, 2013

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