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Table 1 Baseline patients’ characteristics

From: Osteotomy at the distal third of tibial tuberosity with LCP L-buttress plate for correction of tibia vara

Patients’ characteristics Values
Age, years (mean ± SD, range) 27.2 ± 5.8, 14–43
Male/female ratio 17:29
Body mass index (mean ± SD, range) 21.7 ± 3.2, 18.2–30.1
FTA (mean ± SD, range)a 186.2° ± 5.1°, 179°–209°
Mechanical distal lateral femoral angle (mean ± SD, range)a 87.4° ± 2.2°, 84°–91°
Mechanical medial proximal tibial angle (mean ± SD, range)a 75.8° ± 5.4°, 53°–83°
Requiring single knee operation, n 17 (17 knees)
Requiring bilateral operation, n 29 (58 knees)
  1. aValues calculated for 75 knees. n = 75 operated knees in n = 46 patients.