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Volume:4 Issue:6 Number:52 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7872
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

ISAKOS 2015: Synthetic scaffold vs. microfracture in osteochondral repair

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS 2015: Synthetic scaffold vs. microfracture in osteochondral repair. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):52. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7872

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

Synthetic Polymer Scaffolds Vs Microfracture: Three Year Follow-Up Prospective Randomised Trial

Contributing Authors: G Camillieri V Calvisi

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36 patients scheduled to undergo cartilage or osteochondral repair were randomized to either a synthetic resorbable biphasic implant (TruFit Plug) group or a microfracture surgery group. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical outcomes and assess the MRI findings of these two methods of treatment for chondral or osteochondral defects. Results of this study found that both TruFit an...

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