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

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paul Grutter
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