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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:131 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4956
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

ISAKOS: Long term functional results similar for Microfracture & mosaic plasty techniques

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS: Long term functional results similar for Microfracture & mosaic plasty techniques. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):131. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4956

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Microfracture Technique vs Mosaic Plasty: No Difference in Knee Scores at 5-11 Years Follow Up in a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors: S Ulstein A Aroen JH Rotterud S Loken L Engebretsen S Heir

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


25 patients with cartilage defects in an articulating surface of the femur were randomized to receive treatment using either the microfracture technique or mosaic plasty technique, in order to determine which method provided between long term function and radiological results. Following assessments made between 4.9 and 11.4 years, long term functional outcomes were similar between the microfractur...

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