Vascularized fibular grafting for treatment of aseptic necrosis of the femoral head--preliminary results in four cases.

Vascularized grafting with segments of fibula was performed in four men with aseptic necrosis of the femoral head. The patients were restricted to relatively young individuals in whom the necrosis seemed to be confined to two-thirds or less of the femoral head and in whom the outer shell of the femoral head appeared relatively well preserved. The operative… CONTINUE READING