Muscle-pedicle bone graft and cancellous bone graft for the "silent hip" of idiopathic ischemic necrosis of the femoral head in adults.

Abstract

Ten adult patients with the "silent hip lesion" of idiopathic ischemic necrosis of the femoral head were treated by the muscle-pedicle bone and cancellous bone graft procedure. They were followed postoperatively for 24 to 61 months (mean 42.4 months). Seven patients have remained asymptomatic, showing progressive healing of the hip lesions. Three patients… (More)

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