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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Aryee, S; Imhoff, AB; Rose, T; Tischer, T 
Titel:
Do we need synthetic osteotomy augmentation materials for opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy. 
Abstract:
High tibial osteotomy (HTO) is an increasing popular method to treat unicompartimental osteoarthritis of the knee in younger, active patients. In so doing one tries to delay the need for total or unicompartimental joint replacement. The augmentation of HTO opening gaps with supporting material is discussed controversially, especially after the introduction of locking plates, which contribute to the decline of the non-union rate. Currently, we do not recommend synthetic augmentation, when using l...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Biomaterials 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
29 
Heft / Issue:
26 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
3497-502 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0142-9612 
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