Evaluation of Knee Donor and Elbow Recipient Sites for Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation Surgery in Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans
Alexander M. Vezeridis and Donald S. Bae
Am J Sports Med published online December 28, 2015
DOI: 10.1177/0363546515620184

 

Prevalence of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum in Young Baseball Players: Results Based on Ultrasonographic Findings
Tetsuya Matsuura, MD, Naoto Suzue, MD, Toshiyuki Iwame, MD, Susumu Nishio,§ RMS,
and Koichi Sairyo
The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2(8), 2325967114545298
DOI: 10.1177/2325967114545298

  • 1040 Japanese children 10-12 y.o.
  • Baseball team members
  • Ultrasound and radiographs
  • 2% OCD incidence
  • 30% asymptomatic
  • 90% minimal lesions
  • No increase of OCD in catchers and pitcher

 

Imaging of Osteochondritis Dissecans
Andrew M. Zbojniewicz, MD, Tal Laor, MD
Clin Sports Med 33 (2014) 221–250

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Staging to Evaluate the Stability of Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions
Toshiro Itsubo, Narumichi Murakami, Kazutaka Uemura, Koichi Nakamura, Masanori Hayashi, Shigeharu Uchiyama and Hiroyuki Kato
Am J Sports Med published online May 9, 2014 DOI: 10.1177/0363546514532604

 

Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Humeral Capitellum Among Adolescent Baseball Players
Yoshikazu Kida, Toru Morihara, Yoshihiro Kotoura, Tatsuya Hojo, Hisakazu Tachiiri, Tsuyoshi Sukenari, Yoshio Iwata, Ryuhei Furukawa, Ryo Oda, Yuji Arai, Hiroyoshi Fujiwara and Toshikazu Kubo
AJSM PreView, published on June 18, 2014 as doi:10.1177/0363546514536843

  • 33 pts average age 13.6 with stage 3 and 4 OCD of the capitellum
  • Used 5-9mm OATS plugs from the knee
  • Returned to sports around 6 months
  • 91% had no pain post-op
  • Elbow motion increased

 

Outcomes of an Open Autologous Osteochondral Plug Graft for Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans: Time to Return to Sports
Masahiro Maruyama, Masatoshi Takahara, Mikio Harada, Hiroshi Satake and Michiaki Takagi
AJSM PreView, published on June 20, 2014 as doi:10.1177/0363546514538759

  • 2433 subjects had elbow ultrasound
  • 3.45 incidence of OCD
  • OCD risk increased if younger age, longer duration in baseball, longer duration of pain
  • No association with position played.

 

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