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I'm 32 and MRI says i hve loss of cartilage and bone on bone due to severe arthritis will i need a osteotomy ? Or knee replacement

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Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Stay away from TKA

At 32, a total knee replacement is ill-advised.
If you have wear in one compartment only, we generally recommend joint sparing procedures such as an osteotomy, or cartilage restoration procedures.

In brief: Stay away from TKA

At 32, a total knee replacement is ill-advised.
If you have wear in one compartment only, we generally recommend joint sparing procedures such as an osteotomy, or cartilage restoration procedures.
Dr. John Dearborn
Dr. John Dearborn
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: TKA vs osteotomy

Both are options.
Depends upon experience of your surgeon, other compartment involvement, ligament stability, alignment.

In brief: TKA vs osteotomy

Both are options.
Depends upon experience of your surgeon, other compartment involvement, ligament stability, alignment.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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