Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Proceeding Volume 4 Issue 12

Technical Note: Bone Autograft Harvest using Ria System through Lateral Epicondyle Extraarticular Entry Point

Jose Ignacio Laso1, Nicola S Franulic1, Sebastia N Spichige2, Pedro Osorio2*, Carlos Rojas1 and Nicola S Gaggero1

1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital del Trabajador, Santiago, Chile

2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile

*Corresponding Author: Pedro Osorio, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile.

Received: September 07, 2021; Published: November 30, 2021


The RIA (Reamer Irrigator Aspirator) is designed for autologous bone graft harvest, intramedullary debridement and reaming for endomedular nails in adults. Femoral bone graft harvest can be performed through antegrade or retrograde intraarticular entry points, both with known complications. The objective of this article is to describe a safe and reproducible method of harvest using this device through a lateral epicondyle extraarticular entry point.


Keywords: Bone Autograft; Lateral Epicondyle; RIA System; Retrograde Reaming; Extraarticular Entry Point


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Citation: Pedro Osorio., et al. “Technical Note: Bone Autograft Harvest using Ria System through Lateral Epicondyle Extraarticular Entry Point". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.12 (2021): 59-64.


Copyright: © 2021 Pedro Osorio., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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