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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Liska, Franz; Voss, Andreas; Imhoff, Florian B; Willinger, Lukas; Imhoff, Andreas B 
Title:
Nonunion and delayed union in lateral open wedge distal femoral osteotomies-a legitimate concern? 
Abstract:
Due to a supposed high rate of nonunions in lateral open wedge distal femur osteotomy (LOWDFO), the medial closing wedge technique has been favoured for a long time. The aim of this study was to report the occurrence of delayed- and nonunions following LOWDFO. We hypothesized that the occurrence of nonunions needing revision surgery is comparable to medial closing osteotomies.Forty-one patients were treated with LOWDFO with a minimum follow-up of 12 months. Parameters such as age, gender, body m...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Orthop 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
42 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
9-15 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0341-2695 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Sportorthopädie