What is the difference between a tibial tuberosity transfer and osteotomy?

No difference. Tibial tuberosity transfer and tibial tuberosity osteotomy are the same thing. This is also commonly called a fulkerson osteotomy, anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer, amz, or tibial tubercle transfer.

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Doctors, what is the difference between tibial tuberosity transfer and osteotomy?

Depends. osteotomy is the term for cutting the bone if you are to have a transfer you would require the bone to be cutand therefore you would be undergoing an osteotomy. Read more...

Is a tibial tuberosity transfer and tibial tuberosity osteotomy the same procedure?

Yes. Tibial tuberosity transfer and tibial tuberosity osteotomy are the same thing. This is also commonly called a fulkerson osteotomy, anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer, amz, or tibial tubercle transfer. Read more...

Help me please? I'm getting tibial tuberosity transfer and I was wondering what the procedure was?

Tibial transfer. this procedure is usually done to change the angle of your kneecap as it tracks in the groove of your knee. This helps prevent further dislocations. The small bump (tibial tuberosity) on the front of your knee is released, moved inward and then screwed in place. Read more...