[Five-year results following autogenous osteochondral transplantation to the femoral head].

@article{Rittmeister2005FiveyearRF,
  title={[Five-year results following autogenous osteochondral transplantation to the femoral head].},
  author={Marcus Rittmeister and Kathrin A. Hochmuth and Susanne Kriener and Jens A. Richolt},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={320, 322-6}
}
The rationale for autogenous osteochondral grafting into necrotic areas of the femoral head is to provide hyaline cartilage for areas of main articular contact pressure. The aim of this study was to present our results of autogenous osteochondral grafting to the femoral head in the treatment of avascular necrosis. The mean follow-up of the five patients was 57 months following autogenous osteochondral grafting to the femoral head using DBCS (diamond bone-cutting system). The number of… CONTINUE READING

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