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What is high tibial osteotomy?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Arthritis surgery.

It is a procedure that could be performed to to unload the arthritic compartment of your knee.
It can buy you roughly 5-15 years before requiring knee replacement, in many cases.

In brief: Arthritis surgery.

It is a procedure that could be performed to to unload the arthritic compartment of your knee.
It can buy you roughly 5-15 years before requiring knee replacement, in many cases.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Cutin the shin bone

A high tibial osteotomy (hto) is a cut (osteotomy) made in the shin bone (tibia) near the knee (high).
It is used to change the alignment of the leg to normalize the stresses in the knee. Most commonly, the hto is used for arthritis.

In brief: Cutin the shin bone

A high tibial osteotomy (hto) is a cut (osteotomy) made in the shin bone (tibia) near the knee (high).
It is used to change the alignment of the leg to normalize the stresses in the knee. Most commonly, the hto is used for arthritis.
Dr. James Shapiro
Dr. James Shapiro
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Surgical procedure

Surgical procedure to correct knee malalignment in patients with minimal arthritis.
It is designed to be a joint sparing surgery.

In brief: Surgical procedure

Surgical procedure to correct knee malalignment in patients with minimal arthritis.
It is designed to be a joint sparing surgery.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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