Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Treatment of Large Cartilage Defects of the Femoral Head: A Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up Study of Twenty-two Patients

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess midterm clinical and radiographic outcomes after fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation for large femoral head lesions at minimum 2-year follow-up.

Conclusion: Fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation may be a viable treatment option for osteochondral defects of the femoral head in young, active patients with minimal preexisting joint deformity.

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Published July 2018 in Journal of Arthroplasty