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Debridement of Chondral Defects of the Knee Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/debridement_of_chondral_defects_of_the_knee

Surgical technique for management of osteochondral injury
- these injuries are distinct from degenerative arthritic lesions and management of these lesions should remain distinct as well;
- theory is that penetration of subchondral bone causes bleeding from underlying vessels which allows clot formation in the cartilaginous defect and subsequent formation of fibrocartilage;
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Microfracture success depends not only on the operation but rehabilitation as well OrthoSuperSite

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To achieve satisfactory results with microfracture, one expert suggests the following: Adhere to the selection criteria, follow the appropriate procedure and always prescribe standard rehabilitation for 8 weeks postoperatively.
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Microfracture Technique for Knee Injuries Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/12668

- microfracture is a knee surgery that involves the creation of multiple perforations (microfractures in the subchondral bone) in areas that are cartilage deficient.
- theory behind this type of technique is that simple abrasion arthroplasty may not allow a sustained reparative response (no more than 2 weeks of healing) where...
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Surgeons revisit original cartilage repair techniques OrthoSuperSite

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Technological advances and a paradigm shift towards the importance of patient expectations have caused some surgeons to take a second look at conventional cartilage repair techniques.
Surgeons developed abrasion arthroplasty more than 25 years ago, but only now are they realizing the technique’s full potential. “Maybe [surgeons in the past] didn’t...
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Treatment of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee With Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408519

The successful treatment of focal full-thickness articular defects of the knee has continued to present a formidable challenge, and no traditional treatment method has provided consistent acceptable, long-term clinical results. Patients with significant chondral defects frequently have persistent joint line pain, swelling, and catching in the knee. In contrast to...
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