Treatment of type V osteochondral lesions of the talus with ipsilateral knee osteochondral autografts

Foot Ankle Int. 2001 May;22(5):380-4. doi: 10.1177/107110070102200504.

Abstract

Treatment of symptomatic large cystic lesions of the talus has had mixed results. A technique of treatment using a cored osteochondral graft taken from the ipsilateral knee is presented. Preliminary results in ten consecutive patients show significant improvement in all patients with an average increase of 27 points in the AOFAS Hindfoot score.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Ankle Joint / surgery*
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Cysts / etiology
  • Bone Cysts / surgery*
  • Bone Transplantation / methods
  • Cartilage, Articular / transplantation*
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Knee Joint / surgery*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / complications
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / pathology
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / surgery*
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Talus / surgery*