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Indications and Contraindications for high tibial osteotomy

High tibial osteotomy is a procedure for the treatment of uni-compartmental osteoarthritis of the knee joint. The most common deformity in patients...

Risk factors associated with osteoarthritis disease

What are the risk factors associated with developing osteoarthritis disease? Obesity joint trauma muscle weakness These three factors all increase the mechanical...

Anatomic sources of pain in osteoarthritis

What are the anatomic sources of joint pain in osteoarthritis disease? Osteoarthritis is characterized by degeneration of articular cartilage. Articular cartilage is...

Subtrochanteric femur fracture’s most common deformity after antegrade nailing

Subtrochanteric femur fracture’s most common deformity after antegrade nailing is varus and procurvatum (or flexion). This is caused by the hip abductors...

Extensor compartments of the wrist

What are the Extensor compartments of the wrist? The Extensor compartments of the wrist contain the extensor tendons of the hand. It...