Approach alternatives for treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus.

@article{Navid2002ApproachAF,
  title={Approach alternatives for treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus.},
  author={David O Navid and Mark S. Myerson},
  journal={Foot and ankle clinics},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          635-49
        }
}
Osteochondral lesions of the talus are common injuries, especially in the athletic population. Although multiple etiologies exist, lateral lesions have a higher incidence of association with a specific traumatic event. It has been postulated that lateral lesions are produced when the anterolateral aspect of the talar dome impacts the fibula on application of an inversion or dorsiflexion stress to the ankle [2]. There is general agreement that surgery should be performed only in symptomatic… CONTINUE READING