Osteotomy of the knee

Proximal tibial osteotomy; Lateral closing wedge osteotomy; High tibial osteotomy; Distal femoral osteotomy; Arthritis - osteotomy

Osteotomy of the knee is surgery that involves making a cut in one of the bones in your lower leg. This can be done to relieve symptoms of arthritis by realigning your leg.

Normal knee alignment

For proper weight bearing, the leg joints are aligned so that weight is distributed evenly on the knee.


Why the Procedure Is Performed


Before the Procedure

After the Procedure

Outlook (Prognosis)