TITLE

Treatment of articular cartilage defects of the knee

AUTHOR(S)
Giebaly, Dia Eldean; Twaij, Haider; Ibrahim, Mazin; Haddad, Fares
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Mar2013, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the treatment options available to patients suffering from symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee. The article suggests that microfracture, osteochondral autografts and autologous chondrocyte implantation are techniques to address this significant source of morbidity in young active patients. It states that the treatment can vary depending on cartilage defect and patient factors. It provides the various treatment options that have become available lately. INSET: KEY POINTS.
ACCESSION #
86431989

 

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