The role of fibular for supramalleolar osteotomy in treatment of varus ankle arthritis: a biomechanical and clinical study

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Zhao, Hongmou; Liang, Xiaojun; Li, Yi; Yu, Guangrong; Niu, Wenxin; Zhang, Yan;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, volume 11, issue 1 (issn: 1749-799X, eissn: 1749-799X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13018-016-0462-2, pmc: PMC5078953
  • Subject: Varus ankle arthritis | Research Article | Orthopedics and Sports Medicine | Biomechanics | Supramalleolar osteotomy | Realignment surgery | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | body regions | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

Background Supramalleolar osteotomy (SMOT) is a well-accepted treatment method for mid-stage varus ankle osteoarthritis (OA). However, few studies have examined the role of fibular osteotomy in SMOT. The objective of the current study was to compare the biomechanical an... View more
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