Osteochondritis dissecans progresses to osteoarthritis if integration of the fragment is not obtained. The prognosis of osteochondritis dissecans is more severe in adults, as spontaneous integration due to physeal closure does not occur. Hybrid fixation consists in combining screw fixation of the fragment with mosaicplasty through the fragment to promote integration into the native condyle. We describe this technique with reference to 17 patients.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Osteochondritis dissecans, Knee, Femoral condyle, Mosaicplasty, Osteochondral graft, Fixation