Publication date: Available online 23 September 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Juan Manuel Yañez Arauz, Jorje Javier del Vecchio, Facundo Bilbao, Nicolas Raimondi Introduction Symptomatic talar osteochondral lesions are about 50% refractory to conservative treatment requiring a surgical solution. In the case of large chronic lesions, the use of bone graft taken from tissue bank is an alternative that enables to fill the defect without causing donor site morbidity. Material and Methods Eight patients treated with talar osteochondral allograft in lesions greater than 20 mm in diameter were analyzed – 4 males and 4 females aging 39.5 years old on average.
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Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus Treatment With Fresh Frozen Allograft