Internal fixation of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the knee.

@article{Kocher2007InternalFO,
  title={Internal fixation of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the knee.},
  author={Mininder S. Kocher and Joseph J Czarnecki and J. Andersen and Lyle Joseph Micheli},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={712-8}
}
BACKGROUND Operative techniques for the management of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the knee include drilling, internal fixation, fragment removal, and chondral resurfacing. PURPOSE To evaluate the functional and radiographic outcome of internal fixation of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the knee. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS The study design was a retrospective case series. Twenty-six knees in 24 skeletally immature patients… CONTINUE READING
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