Non-prosthetic management of grade IV osteochondral lesions of the glenohumeral joint.

@article{Cameron2002NonprostheticMO,
  title={Non-prosthetic management of grade IV osteochondral lesions of the glenohumeral joint.},
  author={Brian D. Cameron and Leesa M. Galatz and Matthew L. Ramsey and Gerald R. Williams and Joseph P. Iannotti},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={25-32}
}
Osteochondral lesions of the glenohumeral joint in early stages and in younger patients are an important problem and present a challenge during clinical decision making. Although prosthetic arthroplasty remains the gold standard for treatment in later stages of the disease, alternatives are desirable in the early stages and in young patients. The purposes of this study are to evaluate the results of arthroscopic debridement and capsular release in patients with grade IV osteochondral lesions of… CONTINUE READING

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