Osteochondral lesions of the talus: predictors of clinical outcome.

  title={Osteochondral lesions of the talus: predictors of clinical outcome.},
  author={Daniel J Cuttica and William Bret Smith and Christopher F Hyer and Terrence M Philbin and Gregory C. Berlet},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  volume={32 11},
BACKGROUND Osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT) are a common and challenging condition treated by the orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. Multiple operative treatment modalities have been recommended, and there are several factors that need to be considered when devising a treatment plan. In this study, we retrospectively reviewed a group of patients treated operatively for osteochondral lesions of the talus to determine factors that may have affected outcome. METHODS A retrospective chart… CONTINUE READING

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