Role of Arthroscopy in HTO



- See: Arthroscopy of the Arthritic Knee

- Discussion:
    - thickness of articular cartilage cannot be assessed by visualization alone, but denuded and eburnated areas of bone can be seen;
    - these areas are usually spotty, and assessing their importance is difficult



High tibial osteotomy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. The role of preoperative arthroscopy.



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

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, April 30, 2012 4:51 pm