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Contraindications to a valgus-producing proximal tibial osteotomy in a 40-year-old man with medial compartment arthritis include which of the following?
10-degree varus deformity
5-degree flexion contracture
History of meniscectomy
120 degrees of knee flexion
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A 37-year-old man who works in a factory has isolated, lateral unicompartmental pain about his knee with activities. Nonsurgical management has failed to provide relief. The radiograph shown in Figure 45 reveals a tibiofemoral angle of approximately 15 degrees which is clinically correctable to neutral. What is the best surgical option in this patient?
Total knee arthroplasty
Lateral closing wedge proximal tibial osteotomy
Medial opening wedge proximal tibial osteotomy
Medial closing wedge supracondylar femoral osteotomy
A 38-year-old man who is an avid tennis player has had persistent pain over the medial aspect of his knee for the past 6 years. He notes that the pain occurs on a daily basis with any significant activity. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have failed to provide relief. Radiographs are shown in Figures 22a and 22b. What is the best course of action?
Insertion of a unispacer
Patella baja is most likely to occur after which of the following procedures?
Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with cadaver allograft
PCL reconstruction using tibial inlay technique
High tibial osteotomy
MPFL reconstruction with semitendinosus autograft
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA)