High Tibial Osteotomy
· Angular deformity
Heredity. Some people have an inherited defect in one of the genes responsible for making cartilage.
Obesity . Obesity increases the risk for osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, and spine.
Injury. Injuries contribute to the development of osteoarthritis. ...
More about Treatment
A high tibial osteotomy is a surgical procedure that realigns the knee joint. For some patients who have knee arthritis, this surgery can delay or prevent the need for a partial or total knee replacement by preserving damaged joint tissue.