DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT OF SUBCHONDRAL INSUFFICIENCY FRACTURE OF THE KNEE

Subchondral insufficiency fracture of the knee (SIFK) is a new nosologic entity that has replaced the diagnosis of spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee (SONK). Primary avascular necrosis of the femoral condyles is a differential diagnosis with subchondral fracture of bone insufficiency of the knee joint, which requires a different approach to treatment.

This article reviews the principles of diagnosis and results of conservative treatment of subchondral bone insufficiency fracture of the knee (SIFK).

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Автор(ы): G. A. Koshman