Volume 3, 2017
Special Issue: "Arthroscopic Treatment of Chondral Lesions of the Hip" Guest Editor: M. Tey Pons
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||06 March 2017|
Arthroscopic osteochondral autologous transplantation for the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral head
Wakamatsu hospital of University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 29 November 2016
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the femoral head is an unusual cause of hip pain. It can be associated with other intra-articular pathologies including: acetabular labral tears or bone deformities such as Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCPD). In this article, we propose a modern surgical technique using an arthroscopic antegrade and retrograde osteochondral autologous transplantation (OAT) procedure for assessing and treating OCD lesions of the femoral head.
Key words: Hip arthroscopy / osteochondral autograft transplantation / osteochondritis dissecans / femoral head
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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