Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation Was More Effective Than Microfracture for Osteochondritis Dissecans in Children Younger than Eighteen Years
- Management of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee. Bedi, Asheesh; Feeley, Brian T.; Williams III, Riley J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 4, p994
The article focuses on various technique for managing articular cartilage defects of the knee. It discloses the poor intrinsic capacity of articular cartilage; thus traumatic damage and degeneration can led to functional impairment and morbidity. It mentions that microfracture and other bone...
- Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee. Ralston, Brian M.; Williams, James S. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p73
Discusses the occurrence of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the knee. Causation; Clinical findings; Diagnostic views; Treatment strategies.
- Evaluation of microfracture of traumatic chondral injuries to the knee in professional football and rugby players. Riyami, Masoud; Rolf, Christer // Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research;2009, Vol. 4, p1
Background: Traumatic chondral lesions of the knee are common in football and rugby players. The diagnosis is often confirmed by arthroscopy which can be therapeutic by performing microfracture. Prospective information about the clinical results after microfracture is still limited. Aim: To...
- Treatment of Isolated Cartilage Lesions of the Knee. Jacobi, Matthias; Rönn, Karoline; Wahl, Peter; Gautier, Emanuel // Current Rheumatology Reviews;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p72
Articular cartilage defects have poor healing capacity and can lead to osteoarthritis. Treatment strategies for isolated cartilage lesions of the knee are discussed with a special focus on natural history and evidence of the effectiveness of procedures. Many approaches have been undertaken...
- Microfracture technique versus osteochondral autologous transplantation mosaicplasty in patients with articular chondral lesions of the knee: a prospective randomized trial with long-term follow-up. Ulstein, Svend; Årøen, Asbjørn; Røtterud, Jan; Løken, Sverre; Engebretsen, Lars; Heir, Stig // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p1207
Purpose: To compare long-term functional and radiological outcome following microfracture technique (MF) versus osteochondral autologous transplantation (OAT) mosaicplasty for treating focal chondral lesions of the knee. Methods: Twenty-five patients (mean age 32.3 years, SD 7.7) with a...
- Pilot study shows advantages of one-stage cartilage autografting over microfracture. Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p19
The article presents the findings of a pilot study on the advantages of one-stage cartilage autografting over microfracture, presented at the 2010 ESSKA Congress held in Oslo, Norway from June 9 to 12.
- Surgical treatment of type II floating knee: comparisons of the results of type IIA and type IIB floating knee. Hung, Shao-Hung; Lu, Yen-Mou; Huang, Hsuan-Ti; Lin, Yen-Ko; Chang, Je-Ken; Chen, Jian-Chih; Tien, Yin-Chun; Huang, Peng-Ju; Chen, Chung-Hwan; Liu, Ping-Cheng; Chao, David // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jul2007, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p578
The prognosis of type II floating knee injuries was not as good as that of type I. Our purpose is to clarify the factors affecting the outcome of type II floating knee injuries. Thirty-five patients (36 limbs) with type II floating knee injury were studied with a mean follow-up of 52 months...
- Reoperative characteristics after microfracture of knee cartilage lesions in 454 patients. Salzmann, G.; Sah, B.; Südkamp, N.; Niemeyer, P. // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Feb2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p365
Purpose: There is only limited information on those patients who fail following microfracture treatment at the knee joint. Evaluation was made of factors associated with treatment failure and clinical outcome assessment among this collective. Methods: The study included a total of 560 patients...
- Kids' knee injuries: now you see them, now you don't. // Current Science;12/18/98, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p14
Presents puzzles and answers to questions related to science. Shipment of eel-like lamprey fish across the Atlantic Ocean to Portugal; Animals feared by elephants.