The therapeutic protocol for rehabilitation after surgical chondral lesion treatment of the knee
- See the whole picture: knee preserving therapy needs more than surface repair. Arnold, Markus; Hirschmann, Michael; Verdonk, Peter // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Feb2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p195
The authors reflect on the progress in cartilage repair procedures. They suggest the possibility of biologically reconstructing cartilage lesions instead of using metal and polyethylene implants. They note, however, the problem with using total and partial joint arthroplasty in younger patients...
- Use of Pain Pumps Tied to Knee Chondrolysis. LEAHY, MAUREEN // AAOS Now;Oct2013, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p12
The article cites a new study by researcher Frank R. Noyes and his colleagues reporting the clinical course and results of treatment in patients in whom chondrolysis developed after knee surgery. 21 patients were included in the study who were diagnosed with postoperative knee chondrolysis. It...
- Osteochondral Multiple Autograft Transfer (OMAT) for the Treatment of Cartilage Defects in the Knee Joint. Atik, O. Sahap; Uslu, M. Murad; Eksioglu, Fatih // Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases;2005, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p37
The ideal articular cartilage repair tissue should be durable and well-integrated. We have been performing osteochondral multiple autograft transfers (OMAT) since 1996 with the experience we had using carbon fiber implants. We call this technique OMAT instead of mosaicplasty because we use...
- Clinical outcome following the first-line, single lesion microfracture at the knee joint. Salzmann, G.; Sah, B.; Südkamp, N.; Niemeyer, P. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Mar2013, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p303
Study design: Case series: Level of evidence, 4. Background: Arthroscopic microfracture of chondral defects across the knee joint is a frequent treatment modality. There is only limited information on the clinical outcome in patients without previous surgery and single lesions. Purpose:...
- Potential risk of cartilage damage in double bundle ACL reconstruction: impact of knee flexion angle and portal location on the femoral PL bundle tunnel. Zantop, Thore; Haase, Ann-Kristin; Fu, Freddie H.; Petersen, Wolf // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;May2008, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p509
The aim of this study was to compare the impact of knee flexion angle and the level of the medial drilling portal on a potential damage to the subchondral bone in double bundle ACL reconstruction, drilling the femoral PL tunnel through an accessory medial portal. We hypothesized that a knee...
- Distal realignment and patellar autologous chondrocyte implantation: mid-term results in a selected population. Gigante, Antonio; Enea, Davide; Greco, Francesco; Bait, Corrado; Denti, Matteo; Schonhuber, Herbert; Volpi, Piero // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jan2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
The aim of this prospective observational study was to assess the 3-year clinical outcome of distal realignment and membrane-seeded autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACIÂ®) in selected patients with patellofemoral malalignment and large, isolated, patellar cartilage lesions. Twelve...
- AN EFFECTIVE LAST RESORT FOR KNEE TRACKING PROBLEMS. Ostrov, Frank; Hull, Larry D.; Lunseth, Paul // Running & FitNews;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14
Discusses ways to recover from patellofemoral disorder. Description of patellofemoral disorder; Use of lateral release surgery; Projected time for healing patellofemoral disorder.
- Growth of new cartilage holds promise for knee joints. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Feb1995, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p3
Presents a surgical innovation for knee cartilage replacement. Injection of cultured cartilage; Periosteum grafting; Report from the `New England Journal of Medicine.'
- New knee surgery. Brill, Louis; Coledan, Stefano; Cottrill, Ken; Fillon, Mike; Lamm, Mike; Wilson, Ashley // Popular Mechanics;Aug98, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p27
Provides information on knee surgery. Benefits of teaching the body to make its own cartilage; Information on surgeon Kevin R. Stone's technique in obtaining tissue for operation.