2003
DOI: 10.1590/s1413-78522003000100002
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Abstract: Anterior knee instability associated with a varus deformity is a complex condition with several treatment possibilities. Among these, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) associated to a simultaneous valgus tibial osteotomy is a increasing indication. This simultaneous procedure adds technical issues to those related to the isolated surgeries. Thus, the osteotomy plane and location of fixation hardware shouldn’t conflict with tibial tunnel and ACL graft fixation. Authors analyze the relations between a opening tib… Show more

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“…It is important not to move to a zone of pathologic valgus, or not suffer a injuring deviation, as shows a possibility of working the femoral quadriceps without compromising the articulation of these individuals, reducing capsule stress and, consequently, the possibility of ligament injuries after sometime, making the work more efficient and less painful. (ALBUQUERQUE et al 2003).…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%