Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 9

Minimal Invasive Fibular Osteotomy for Uni (Medial) Compartmental Osteoarthrosis of Knee

Satya Kumar Koduru1* and Venkata Narasimha Rao V2

1Professor and Head of Orthopedics, NRI Medical College and Research Institute, India
2Junior Resident, Department of Orthopedics, NRI Medical College and Research Institute, India

*Corresponding Author: Satya Kumar Koduru, Professor and Head of Orthopedics, NRI Medical College and Research Institute, India.

Received: July 12, 2022; Published: August 04, 2022


Osteoarthrosis of knee is the most important and common reason for the disability in the elderly population. The major reasons for disability are pain and limitation of movements of the knee. Total knee replacement surgery, which aims to decrease the pain, improvement in joint function and movement, is the main surgical modality to treat this population minimal invasive fibular osteotomy is the new alternative in the young patients with arthritis of medial compartment. From October 2019 to December 2021, 50 patients who underwent minimal invasive fibular osteotomy at our institute were followed prospectively (n = 37; age range, 48-72 years; 28 females, 22 male) with follow-up at 6 weeks, 3months, 6months, 9months, 12months, and 24months post-operatively. Out of 50 patients who underwent minimal invasive fibular osteotomy, medial pain relief was observed in 45 patients with in one- or two-days post operatively remaining 5 had no change in pain. Results revealed elevation in mean visual analog score (from 5.76+/0.60 to 2.08+/-0.70) and an improvement in Mean medial joint space (1.30+/-0.33 to 4.50+/0.29) and improvement in mean functional knee score (54.24 to 74.56). Postoperative complications like paresthesias of foot in dorsum of foot in 2 patients, which recovered by 6 to 12 weeks, EHL weakness in 2 patients. Thus, we conclude that minimal invasive fibular Osteotomy is a simple, safe and pocket friendly, day care procedure that doesn’t require insertion of implants.


Keywords: Minimal Invasive; Fibular Osteotomy; Uni; Osteoarthrosis; Knee


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Citation: Satya Kumar Koduru and Venkata Narasimha Rao V. “Minimal Invasive Fibular Osteotomy for Uni (Medial) Compartmental Osteoarthrosis of Knee". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.9 (2022): 20-24.


Copyright: © 2022 Satya Kumar Koduru and Venkata Narasimha Rao V. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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