Humeral Head Allograft Has Shown Significant Improvements In Shoulder Motion

Purpose: The purpose is to synthesize the available clinical evidence of osteochondral allograft transplants for large osteochondral defects of the humeral head.

Conclusion: Humeral head allograft—most commonly used in the setting of large Hill-Sachs lesions due to instability—has shown significant improvements in shoulder motion

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Bryan M. Saltzman, M.D. , Jonathan C. Riboh, M.D., Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A., Adam B. Yanke, M.D. "Humeral Head Reconstruction With Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation". Arthroscopy. VOLUME 31, ISSUE 9, P1827-1834, SEPTEMBER 01, 2015.