Therapy of Superolateral Type a) and Concentric Osteoarthritis

  • Renato Bombelli


Varus osteotomy, described by Pauwels (1950, 1961, 1963a, b, 1965a, b, 1973a, b) as a basic treatment for OA, enjoyed great popularity, but later on in many clinics it fell into disuse. This was probably because a majority of surgeons did not realize the exact indication for such an osteotomy or performed it wrongly (or both), or had too much confidence in THR.


Osteoporosis Rubber Adduct Osteoarthritis Lism 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato Bombelli
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Hospital of Busto ArsizioLegnanoItaly
  2. 2.Clinica OrtopedicaUniversity of MilanLegnanoItaly

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