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Knee osteotomy: Knee osteotomy is surgery to remove a wedge of bone from the tibia or femur to shift the force on the knee from the diseased or damaged side to the healthy, or normal side.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Knee osteotomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Knee osteotomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Knee osteotomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Knee osteotomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Knee osteotomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good in over 95% of cases, although most patients will need knee replacement in the future.
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