Knee Osteotomy

  • Luciano da Rocha Loures Pacheco
  • Maurício Alexandre de Meneses Pereira
  • Cyro Kanabushi


Classic hemophilia is the most common of the inherited disorders of blood coagulation that are transmitted in a sex-linked, recessive manner. The incidence of hemophilia A is approximately 0.1 in 1000 male births and for hemophilia B it is 0.02 in 1000 male births.


Total Knee Arthroplasty High Tibial Osteotomy Fibular Head Male Birth Fibular Collateral Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciano da Rocha Loures Pacheco
    • 1
  • Maurício Alexandre de Meneses Pereira
    • 2
  • Cyro Kanabushi
    • 2
  1. 1.Hemophilia CentreUniversity Hospital of ParanáParanáBrazil
  2. 2.University Hospital of ParanáParanáBrazil

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