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Board Review Trauma & Sports Medicine

Current Concepts on the Treatment of Talar Osteochondral Lesions

Steve A Brigido, DPM

Steve Brigido, DPM begins with an overview of injuries commonly found in the talar dome, including a discussion of presenting symptoms, mechanism of injury, classification systems and finally available treatment options. Dr Brigido specifically focuses his discussion on the Hepple classification system for MRI findings that correlates well with selection of treatment. At the end of the presentation, He provides a summary of the advanced techniques, indications for use, and detailed description of the procedure.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List the presenting symptoms for patients with osteochondral lesions of the talus.
  2. Describe the classification systems (Berndt-Hardy and Hepple) for osteochondral lesions of the talus.
  3. Recognize the appropriate treatment options for patients with various levels of injury to the talar dome.
  4. Identify the mechanism of injury for common locations of lesions in the talar dome.
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  • Author
  • Steve A Brigido, DPM

    Director, Fellowship for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Coordinated Health
    Bethlehem, PA

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    Steve A Brigido has disclosed to be a consultant/advisor for Stryker, Bacterin International and Wright Medical. And also has disclosed receiving consulting fees from BMTI and Nextremity Solutions.