The effect of lateral opening wedge distal femoral osteotomy on medial knee opening: Clinical and biomechanical factors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Femur
  • Joint Instability
  • Knee Joint
  • Osteotomy

abstract

  • In superficial MCL-transected knees, medial laxity at 30° of knee flexion decreased after lateral opening wedge DFO. However, the clinical relevance of the laxity decrease observed remains uncertain since the reduction was small in magnitude.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00167-013-2405-3

PubMed ID

  • 23354170

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1659

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 22

number

  • 7