Purpose: To determine functional outcomes and osteochondral allograft (OCA) survivorship in patients that received an OCA transplantation as a salvage treatment for knee fracture.
JRF Ortho Take Away: Although the reoperation rate is high, treating osteochondral lesions associated with knee fractures with an OCA can be a successful salvage treatment option.
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Authors: Guilherme C. Gracitelli, Luis Eduardo Passarelli Tirico, Julie C. McCauley, Pamela A. Pulido, William D. Bugbee
Published: Cartilage. 2017 Apr;8(2):155-161.
Institution: Scripps Clinic