Purpose: This paper presents a technique for surgical treatment of a femoral head OCD lesion with open surgical dislocation of the hip through stepped trochanteric osteotomy and osteochondral transplantation of fresh-stored femoral head allograft.
Summary: The use of fresh-stored osteochondral allograft allows surgeons to both avoid donor-site morbidity and treat lesions of a larger surface area as a treatment options for the management of osteochondritis dissecans.
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David R. Maldonado, M.D., Brian H. Mu, B.A., Austin W. Chen, M.D., Victor Ortiz-Declet, M.D., Itay Perets, M.D., Leslie C. Yuen, B.A., and Benjamin G. Domb, M.D. "Fresh Femoral Head Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Treating Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Head". Arthroscopic Techniques. 2018 Apr; 7(4): e331–e335.