Intermediate outcomes of fresh talar osteochondral allografts for treatment of large osteochondral lesions of the talus.

@article{Haene2012IntermediateOO,
  title={Intermediate outcomes of fresh talar osteochondral allografts for treatment of large osteochondral lesions of the talus.},
  author={Roger A Haene and Erion Qamirani and Robert A Story and Ellie Pinsker and Timothy R Daniels},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 12},
  pages={1105-10}
}
BACKGROUND Large osteochondral defects of the talus present a treatment challenge. Fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation can be used for large lesions without the donor-site morbidity associated with other procedures such as autologous chondrocyte implantation or osteochondral autograft transfer. The goal of this study was to prospectively evaluate the intermediate outcomes of fresh osteochondral allografting for osteochondral lesions of the talus with use of validated outcome measures… CONTINUE READING
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