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Volume:8 Issue:2 Number:70 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10185
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Mosaicplasty demonstrates favourable long-term results over microfracture for cartilage defects


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OrthoEvidence. Mosaicplasty demonstrates favourable long-term results over microfracture for cartilage defects. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):70. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10185

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Randomized Study of Long-term (15-17 Years) Outcome After Microfracture Versus Mosaicplasty in Knee Articular Cartilage Defects

Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar;46(4):826-831

Contributing Authors: E Solheim T Strand J Hegna T Harlem E Inderhaug

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Synopsis

40 patients with focal full-thickness articular chondral defects of the knee were randomized to surgery through either mosaicplasty or microfracture. Patients were assessed over a minimum 15-years of follow-up for the Lysholm score, the rate of eventual knee arthroplasty, and if they would undergo the procedure again. Findings at 15 years demonstrated significantly better results on the Lysholm sc...

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