CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Revista Chilena de Ortopedia y Traumatología 2017; 58(02): 048-058
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1606127
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Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Razonamiento Quirúrgico en Inestabilidad Crónica Posterolateral de Rodilla

Surgical Rationale in Chronic Posterolateral Knee Injury
Pedro Alejandro Díaz Allende
1   Traumatólogo, Servicio Ortopedia y Traumatología Hospital Ricardo Valenzuela Sáez, Rengo, Chile
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19 March 2017

18 July 2017

Publication Date:
23 August 2017 (online)


Los pacientes con mal alineamiento en varo pueden ser difíciles de tratar cuando tienen una lesión crónica de la esquina posterolateral (EPL), resultando en doble o triple varo y subsecuentemente varus thrust durante la marcha. Una osteotomía tibial alta es un procedimiento útil y necesario particularmente en el estadío crónico. Este artículo revisa los fundamentos de la planificación preoperatoria en una lesión crónica de la EPL.


Patients with varus malalignment can be difficult to manage when they have a chronic injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC), resulting in double or triple varus and subsequent varus thrust during gait. A high tibial osteotomy is a useful and necessary procedure particularly in the chronic setting. This article reviews the basics of preoperative planning in a chronic injury of the PLC.

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