Overall, OCA demonstrated significant improvements in clinical outcome scores and good durability with successful outcomes in 75% of the patients at 12.3 years after surgery. Patellofemoral lesions are associated with decreased clinical improvement and more frequent reoperations. The orthopaedic literature is limited by heterogeneity in surgical technique, lesion and patient characteristics, and reporting of nonstandardized outcome measures.
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Andrew T Assenmacher, Ayoosh Pareek, Patrick J Reardon, Jeffrey A Macalena, Michael J Stuart, Aaron J Krych. Arthroscopy. Oct;32(10):2160-2168.