An opening-wedge osteotomy is a surgical procedure where a bone is cut partly through and wedged open, in order to re-angle the bone.

high tibial osteotomy
Opening-wedge osteotomy with plate.

 

Bone graft as an adjunct

Bone grafts may be packed into the opened space, to encourage faster healing of the bone across the new defect.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Opening wedge high tibial osteotomy.

Opening wedge high tibial osteotomy & bone graft


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Closing Verses Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy: an Evidence-Based Review. Ruzbarsky JJ, Dare DM and Marx RG. HSS J. 2015 Oct; 11(3): 291–293.


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