HTO: Staple Fixation 



- Discussion:
    - staple fixation & casting at surgery or shortly thereafter;
          - advantage: allows full wt bearing;
          - disadvantage: requires above knee cast;
         

- Management of Fibula:

- Surgical Approach:
     

- Osteotomy Cuts:
    - medial cortex should be drilled and then fractured by closing angle once the bone fragment is removed, thereby preventing malrotation;








- another example:
 

     

     

 



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 2:34 pm