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Jabalameli M, Bagherifard A, Jahansouz A, Hassanzadeh G, Mokhtari T. Comparison of medial and lateral approaches in distal femoral varus osteotomy to correct genu valgum. J. Res. Orthop. Sci.. 2014; 1 (1)
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1- MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- PhD, Associate Professor of Anatomy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- PhD, Student of Anatomy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Genu valgum deformity is defined as lateral displacement of lower extremity mechanical axis in knee joint. This can be corrected by medial or lateral distal femoral approach. In this study the effectiveness of distal femoral osteotomy in medial and lateral approach is evaluated by the Knee Society Score and alterations in mechanical axis before and after osteotomy.
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Published: 2014/02/15

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