John Faust, MD co-author of paper studying question: Can We Reduce Usage of Arthroscopy and MRI?

John Faust, MD

John Faust, MD is a co-author of an article in Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 

 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Age Predicts Disruption of the Articular Surface of the Femoral Condyles in Knee OCD: Can We Reduce Usage of Arthroscopy and MRI?

Siegall E1, Faust JR, Herzog MM, Marshall KW, Willimon SC, Busch MT.

1*Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite †Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta ‡Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.




The purpose of this study was to determine if patient age could accurately identify disrupted articular cartilage overlying an osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesion of the femoral condyle in adolescents. This could have important implications for imaging and treatment decisions.

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