Beni Olej

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Osteochondral defects may progress to osteoarthritis. Many attempts have been developed to overcome this issue, including osteochondral autografts and allografts. The goal of this study was to develop a new protocol for storage of human osteochondral allografts. Osteochondral plugs were randomly allocated in the following groups: control, immediate freezing(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between patients' body mass index (BMI) and the degree of radiographic severity of knee osteoarthrosis. METHOD 117 patients with gonarthrosis were evaluated prospectively. The patients' BMI was calculated and their knee arthrosis was classified in accordance with the modified Ahlbäck criteria. Kruskal-Wallis analysis(More)
OBJECTIVE To define the anthropometric profile of the knee in a Brazilian population with gonarthrosis using intraoperative measurements; and to evaluate the compatibility of three implants available for total knee arthroplasty. METHODS Morphometric data were collected prospectively from 117 subjects with gonarthrosis. Six dimensions in the distal femur(More)
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