(redirected from wedge osteotomy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to wedge osteotomy: High Tibial Osteotomy
See: impact
References in periodicals archive ?
Coventry (38) performed a varus closing wedge osteotomy in 31 patients for painful lateral compartment OA in valgus knees.
25,26) The lateral closing wedge osteotomy is the most popular method for varus deformities of more than 12[degrees]; however, other options, such as the medial opening wedge, dome type, and supracondylar femoral osteotomy, are available to address more extensive deformities.
In all there were 68 high tibial osteotomies (HTOs), of which 40 were performed by Maquet's dome method and 28 were done by closing wedge osteotomy.