Osteonecrosis of the femoral head. A study of 101 hips treated with vascularized fibular grafting.

@article{Marciniak2005OsteonecrosisOT,
  title={Osteonecrosis of the femoral head. A study of 101 hips treated with vascularized fibular grafting.},
  author={Donn Marciniak and Christopher G Furey and John W Shaffer},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={742-7}
}
BACKGROUND The present study evaluates the minimum five-year results of vascularized fibular grafting for the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head. The purposes of the present study were to review the results of fibular grafting in a large series of patients and to determine the indications for this procedure. METHODS Eighty-six patients (101 hips) were followed clinically for a minimum of five years (or until the time of death). The study group included fourteen Marcus-Enneking… CONTINUE READING

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