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Bovine xenograft locking Puddu plate versus tricalcium phosphate spacer non-locking Puddu plate in opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy: a prospective double-cohort study.

Authors
  • Maffulli, Nicola
  • Loppini, Mattia
  • Longo, Umile Giuseppe
  • Denaro, Vincenzo
  • Oliva, Francesco
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Orthopaedics
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
37
Issue
5
Pages
819–826
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-013-1817-5
PMID: 23412369
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HTO performed with xenograft locking plate and tricalcium phosphate non-locking plate constructs showed good clinical outcomes. However, the xenograft locking plate construct is superior to the tricalcium phosphate spacer non-locking plate to prevent the loss of correction in the middle term.

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