Analysis and quantification of bone healing after open wedge high tibial osteotomy.

Analysis and quantification of bone healing after open wedge high tibial osteotomy. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 Sep 09;: Authors: Nemecek E, Chiari C, Valentinitsch A, Kainberger F, Hobusch G, Kolb A, Hirtler L, Trost C, Vukicevic S, Windhager R Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to analyze radiographic imaging techniques and to quantify bone ossification in the osteotomy gap after high tibial osteotomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Study phase 1: high tibial osteotomy was performed on six lower extremities of human body donors and experimental X‑rays and computed tomography (CT) scans were applied. Different techniques were evaluated by three specialists for best representation of the osteotomy gap. Study phase 2: optimized radiological techniques were used for follow-up on 12 patients. The radiographs were examined by 3 specialists measuring 10 different parameters. The CT scans were analyzed with semiautomatic computer software for quantification of bone ossification. RESULTS: The osteotomy gap was best represented in 30° of flexion in the knee and 20° internal rotation of the leg. There were significant changes of the medial width over time (p 
Source: Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Wien Klin Wochenschr Source Type: research

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