Arthroscopic treatment for osteochondral defects of the talus. Results at follow-up at 2 to 11 years.

@article{Schuman2002ArthroscopicTF,
  title={Arthroscopic treatment for osteochondral defects of the talus. Results at follow-up at 2 to 11 years.},
  author={Lisa Schuman and Peter A. A. Struijs and Cornelis Niek van Dijk},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2002},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={364-8}
}
We reviewed 38 patients who had been treated for an osteochondral defect of the talus by arthroscopic curettage and drilling. The indication for surgical treatment was persistent symptoms after conservative treatment for at least six months. A total of 22 patients had received primary surgical treatment (primary group) and 16 had had failed previous surgery (revision group). The mean follow-up was 4.8 years (2 to 11). Good or excellent results, as assessed by the Ogilvie-Harris score, were… CONTINUE READING