Prognostic significance of the containment and location of osteochondral lesions of the talus: independent adverse outcomes associated with uncontained lesions of the talar shoulder.

@article{Choi2013PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of the containment and location of osteochondral lesions of the talus: independent adverse outcomes associated with uncontained lesions of the talar shoulder.},
  author={Woo Jin Choi and Gi Won Choi and Jun Shik Kim and Jin Woo Lee},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={126-33}
}
BACKGROUND Uncontained osteochondral lesions of the talar shoulder are associated with an increased risk of clinical failure in patients treated with current cylindrical osteochondral autograft techniques. Whether the same holds true in patients undergoing arthroscopic treatment is unknown. PURPOSE To determine the relative prognostic significance of the containment (shoulder vs nonshoulder type) and location (medial vs lateral) of an osteochondral lesion of the talus (OLT). HYPOTHESIS… CONTINUE READING

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