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Tibial osteotomy in a young, active patient

Webb, Chris MS, PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: September 2013 - Volume 26 - Issue 9 - p 45–47
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000433936.71895.95
Surgical Review

ABSTRACT: High tibial osteotomies are valuable treatment options in the young, active patient with single-compartment arthritis who wishes to return to high load-bearing sports. Patients with limited areas of degenerative wear should be referred to an orthopedic surgeon.

Chris Webb practices orthopedic surgery with PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, Oregon. The author has indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

© 2013 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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