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To assess the effectiveness of high fibular osteotomy (HFO) in improving function and reducing pain among patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis knee admitted in the orthopedic department of Dibba Hospital Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. This is a descriptive, correlational cross-sectional study design. The study was conducted at the Orthopedic department Dibba Hospital Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, during the period from March 2019 to March 2020. All patients had knee osteoarthritis and were managed using HFO. All patients were adults and older than 18 years of age. Data was analyzed using the SPSS program. Ethical approval was gained from the hospital as well as from patients. The mean age of the patients was 32.5 ± 8.3 years. The study included 100 participants, among them, 28 were females, and 72 were males. There was a statistically significant relationship between knee injury and osteoarthritis outcome score and Lysholm. Also, knee x-rays images demonstrated clinical improvements among most of the patients. According to previous results, HFO and mesenchymal cell induced chondrogenesis (MCIC)should be considered for treating of medial compartment osteoarthritis, especially in patients with varus deformity.
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