Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle: Talus and Distal Tibia

Edward L. Baldwin, Sachin Allahabadi, Brian C. Lau, Annunziato Amendola

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This chapter will review osteochondral lesions of the ankle. The anatomic characteristics of the lesions of both the talus and tibial plafond will be identified and reviewed. After exploring the anatomic aspects we will integrate and introduce treatment modalities utilized in care of the patients. This will include techniques of the procedures and published outcomes. This chapter aims to provide the reader with a concise yet thorough view into pathology and treatment of osteochondral injuries of the ankle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationJoint Function Preservation
Subtitle of host publicationA Focus on the Osteochondral Unit
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783030829582
ISBN (Print)9783030829575
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021


  • Allograft/Autograft
  • Articular Cartilage
  • Microfracture
  • Osteochondral Injury
  • Tibial Plafond

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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