Osteochondritis Dissecans: Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Athletes: An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323290142, 9780323290159

Osteochondritis Dissecans: Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Athletes: An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, Volume 33-2

1st Edition

Authors: Matthew Milewski
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323290142
eBook ISBN: 9780323290159
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 8th April 2014

Description

This issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine will include the diagnosis and treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans in athletes. Osteochondritis Dissecans, a joint condition in which a piece of cartilage, along with a thin layer of the bone beneath it, comes loose from the end of a bone. It is most common in the knee; however it can occur in other joints. Those individuals who frequently participate in strenuous sports, particularly young athletes, or perform repetitive activities that put the joint under stress, are at an increased risk of developing Osteochondritis Dissecans.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323290159
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323290142

About the Authors

Matthew Milewski Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Elite Sports Medicine