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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.