Purpose: Osteochondral allograft (OCA) transplantation is an effective treatment option for defects of the knee but in instances of reciprocal bipolar cartilage lesions poor results have been demonstrated in the literature.
Take Away: Bipolar OCA transplantation can be considered a potential biological treatment option for patients with bipolar cartilage lesions of the knee.
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Meric, G., MD, G. Gracitelli, MD, S. Gortz, MD, A. De Young, and W. Bugbee. "Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Bipolar Reciprocal Osteochondral Lesions of the Knee." The American Journal of Sports Medicine 43.3 (2015): 709-14. 8 Jan. 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.