Clinical Outcome of Fragment Fixation for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow

@article{Nobuta2008ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical Outcome of Fragment Fixation for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow},
  author={S. Nobuta and Kazuhiro Ogawa and K. Sato and Tomowaki Nakagawa and M. Hatori and E. Itoi},
  journal={Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={113},
  pages={201 - 208}
}
  • S. Nobuta, Kazuhiro Ogawa, +3 authors E. Itoi
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Background: The choice of surgical or non-surgical treatments for osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the humeral capitellum is still controversial. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of fragment fixation for OCD of the humeral capitellum. Methods: We reviewed 28 patients with OCD of the humeral capitellum after a mean follow up of 17 months. All patients were men and mean age was 14 years. Twenty-seven patients had a history of repetitive overuse of the elbow with baseball… CONTINUE READING
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