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CATEGORY osteochondral allograft

Anatomic Humeral Head Reconstruction With Fresh Osteochondral Talus Allograft for Recurrent Glenohumeral Instability With Reverse Hill-Sachs Lesion

The purpose is to show that the talus allograft is a potential allograft for treatment of an engaging reverse Hill-Sachs lesion.

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Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Knee: Analysis of Failures at 5 Years

Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Knee: Analysis of Failures at 5 Years

Despite a relatively high reoperation rate, the overall allograft survival rate suggests that reoperation itself does not necessarily indicate a failure.

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Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation For Osteochondritis Dissecans Of The Capitellum

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum is a rare yet debilitating injury seen in young athletes. This is the first report in the literature describing fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation (FOCAT) to treat OCD of the capitellum.

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Computer Modeling Analysis of the Talar Dome as a Graft for the Humeral Head

This paper examines the degree of surface congruency between the talar dome and humeral head.

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Long-term Outcomes After Osteochondral Allograft: A Systematic Review at Long-term Follow-up

To (1) evaluate long-term outcomes of osteochondral allograft (OCA) with regard to clinical outcome scores, reoperation and failure rates, and (2) examine if certain factors predispose patients to worse outcomes.

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Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Femoral Trochlea

This paper evaluates the osteochondral allograft (OCA) clinical outcomes and survivorship in the femoral trochlea.

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Fresh OCA Transplantation for Treatment of Unstable Osteochondritis Dissecans of Capitellum in Elbow

This article describes an OCA transplantation technique for the treatment of OCD of the humeral capitellum and report mid-term follow-up results.

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Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Femoral Trochlear Dysplasia

The osteochondral allograft transplantation surgery technique for treatment of instability resulting from trochlear dysplasia with patellofemoral chondromalacia allows patients to have a stable, pain-free knee joint and participate in activities compared to nonoperative management.

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Optimising Femoral-Head Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation in a Preclinical Model

Optimising Femoral-Head Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation in a Preclinical Model

To test the efficacy of using osteochondral autografts and allografts in the femoral head of canines as a translational model for humans.

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Return to Sport After Articular Cartilage Repair in Athletes’ Knees: A Systematic Review

The purpose is to perform a literature review to determine which surgical interventions allow athletes to return to their pre-injury level of competition.

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Osteochondral Allograft MRI Scoring System in the Knee: Interobserver Agreement & Clinical Application

To validate OCAMRISS for clinical use through the assessment of interobserver variability and to also determine which radiological features show correlation with clinical outcome.

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Use of Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Primary Treatment of Cartilage Lesions in Knee

 Osteochondral allograft (OCA) transplantation is typically utilized as a salvage procedure after other more conservative methods have failed.  The purpose of this study was to evaluate OCA transplantation outcomes when the procedure is used as a primary treatment method for cartilage injuries in the knee.

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Humeral Head Reconstruction with Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

Humeral Head Reconstruction with Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

Reviewing the clinical evidence associated with the use of osteochondral allograft transplants for large defects of the humeral head.

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Magnification Marker User Guide

Steps outlining the correct use of a magnification marker.

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Ordering allografts with JRF Ortho

Tips for expediting your fresh osteochondral allograft, tendon and meniscus orders

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Case Study: Trochlear Cartilage Restoration Using Fresh OCA Cores

A 36-year-old patient reported persistent right knee crepitation and pain two years after falling directly onto their knee. Prior conservative management and arthroscopic chondroplasty was undergone without any resolution. Imaging and arthroscopy demonstrated a full-thickness cartilage defect in the lateral trochlea.

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Case Study: Capitellum Cartilage Restoration Using a Fresh OCA Core

The patient, who was 18 years old at the time of surgery, had a prior retroarticular decompression done about one year to 18 months prior. His cartilage was noted to be soft at that time. After his index surgery, he continued to have pain and mechanical symptoms. A follow up MRI showed a full thickness chondral defect as well as subchondral sclerosis.

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Case Study: Fresh OCA Core for Cartilage Repair in the Patellofemoral Joint

The patient, a 43-year-old male, was experiencing an acute onset of knee pain when squatting. He reported discomfort and stiffness in the knee, which were exacerbated by stairs and walking downhill. He subsequently developed recurring effusions. The patient’s symptoms persisted despite extensive non-operative management.

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Patellofemoral Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

 To describe the indications, surgical technique and rehabilitation for using a fresh osteochondral allograft (OCA) in patellofemoral reconstruction.

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ISAKOS 2015: Fresh Osteochondral Allografts (OCA) in the Knee

Comparison of Primary Transplantation Versus Transplantation After Failure of Previous Subchondral Marrow Stimulation

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