Non-union after correction of femoral deformity combined with total knee arthroplasty


Non-union after correction of femoral deformity combined with total knee arthroplasty


Takatomo Mine, M.D., Ryutaro Kozuma, M.D., Koichiro Ihara, M.D., Hiroyuki Kawamura, M.D., Ryutaro Kuriyama, M.D., Yasunari Tominaga, M.D.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kanmon Medical Center, Shimonoseki Japan.


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In knee arthritis with extra-articular deformity of the femur, total knee arthroplasty becomes more challenging. Simultaneous femoral deformity correction and TKA can be a complex procedure. We present a case in which TKA and femoral osteotomy for varus femoral deformity were performed simultaneously. Non-union in the osteotomy portion occurred after the operation. Teriparatide therapy and low intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy was administered after a diagnosis of non-union. Bony union was partially obtained at 29 months after surgery.


Keywords: Total Knee Arthroplasty, extra-articular deformity, osteotomy, nonunion


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Takatomo Mine, Ryutaro Kozuma, Koichiro Ihara, Hiroyuki Kawamura, Ryutaro Kuriyama, Yasunari Tominaga. Non-union after correction of femoral deformity combined with total knee arthroplasty. International Journal of Case Reports, 2019 4:57. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2018-12-2805


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