J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev 2021 12 2;5(12). Epub 2021 Dec 2.
From the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, UK (Mr. Khan); Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA (Dr. Baghdadi and Dr. Ganley); Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Dr. Carey and Dr. Sheth); and Walsall Manor Hospital, Moat Road, Walsall, UK (Mr. Moores).
Osteochondral fractures of the knee occur frequently after acute patellar subluxation or dislocation. They can be challenging to manage because of the difficulty in diagnosing and treating these injuries in a timely fashion, in addition to choosing the optimum fixation method. This review presents the background, considerations for patient evaluation, and the best treatment options available for osteochondral fractures. Read More