What is Osteotomy of knee?

Category: Surgeries


An knee osteotomy is a surgical procedure where the bone is cut to shorten, lengthen, or change its alignment or position.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Kneecap (patellar) dislocation 2 1
Accidental fall 1 0
Arthritis pain in knees 1 0
Knock kneed 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Osteotomy of knee

Side effect Patients
Arthritis pain in knees 1
Cold intolerance 1
Pain 1


Stopped having Osteotomy of knee

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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