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Distal tibia allograft reconstruction yielded outcomes similar to Latarjet

Distal tibia allograft reconstruction yielded outcomes similar to Latarjet

Patients who underwent distal tibia allograft reconstruction had similar clinical outcomes, complication and recurrence rates compared with patients who underwent the Latarjet procedure, according to… Read more

Blazers’ Festus Ezeli gets a second chance for his knee

Injured Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli is currently writing a letter to the donor family expressing his gratitude and hopes that in the future he will be able to meet… Read more

Arthroscopic Treatment for Shoulder Instability with Glenoid Bone Loss Using Distal Tibia Allograft

Arthroscopic stabilization of the shoulder w/ distal tibial allograft augmentation shows promise at mean f/up 17.4 mos post-op.  Read more

Festus Ezeli’s knee surgery to involve donated tissue

Festus Ezeli’s knee surgery to involve donated tissue

Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli is expected to undergo a surgical procedure on his left knee next week. The procedure will involve the use of a cadaver donor, league sources said. Ezeli… Read more

Bio-Uni Success Story Using a JRF allograft.

April was a good candidate for a new procedure, a graft of bone and cartilage together called a BioUni. Dr. Wright used a small piece of donor bone. Read more

Using the Nose to Repair the Knee?

The procedure itself was a mini-arthrotomy, during which the area of the defect was debrided to expose the subchondral bone. After being trimmed to fit the defect, the graft was placed with the cell… Read more

OCA transplantation effective for treating knee cartilage injuries

For athletes and highly active patients who sustain cartilage injuries to their knee, an osteochondral allograft transplantation can be a successful treatment option, according to new research. The… Read more

Procedures to repair knee cartilage show promise in treating patients over 40

Procedures to repair knee cartilage show promise in treating patients over 40

Patients who have cartilage damage in their knees often experience pain and are unable to engage in sports and other activities they enjoy. Two studies at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) find that… Read more

A key for success of osteoarticular allografts: transplant a refrigerated allograft early

One of the keys for success of osteoarticular allografts is transplanting a refrigerated allograft within the first 15-28 days postoperatively. It takes 14 days for assessment of the grafts to make… Read more

High patient satisfaction seen after osteochondral allograft transplantation

Excellent clinical outcomes were seen after fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation in patients with articular cartilage damage of the femoral trochlea, according to study results. Read more