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Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the talus.
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PMID:  10564856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on a retrospective study of 33 patients who underwent arthroscopic treatment for osteochondritis dissecans of the talus. Twenty-eight of the patients (85%) had a history of mild to moderate trauma. Arthroscopic treatment consisted of removal of the osteocartilaginous fragments, debridement of disrupted cartilage, and abrasion of the base to bleeding subchondral bone. The average duration of follow-up was 7.4 years with a range of 2 to 18.3 years. Follow-up showed statistically significant improvement in terms of pain, swelling, stiffness, limp, and activity level.
D J Ogilvie-Harris; E A Sarrosa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0749-8063     ISO Abbreviation:  Arthroscopy     Publication Date:    1999 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-08     Completed Date:  1999-12-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506498     Medline TA:  Arthroscopy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  805-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Toronto Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Osteochondritis Dissecans / surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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