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Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Uncontained, Elongated Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions of the Medial Femoral Condyle

Purpose: To show that osteochondral allograft (OCA) transplantation has emerged as a dominant treatment option for OCD lesions because it can accurately restore the entire osteochondral unit especially since there is significant bone involvement.

Summary: This article describes the preferred surgical approach for the treatment of large, uncontained OCD lesions of the medial femoral condyle using a fresh OCA and the Arthrex BioUni Instrumentation System.

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Published March 2019 in Arthroscopic Techniques