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Volume:6 Issue:8 Number:32 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #9382
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Efficacy of osteochondral autograft transfer versus microfracture for cartilage lesions


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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy of osteochondral autograft transfer versus microfracture for cartilage lesions. ACE Report. 2017;6(8):32. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9382

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Osteochondral Autograft Transfer Versus Microfracture in the Knee: A Meta-analysis of Prospective Comparative Studies at Midterm

Arthroscopy. 2016 Oct;32(10):2118-2130

Contributing Authors: MJ Stuart AJ Krych A Pareek BA Levy PJ Reardon JA Macalena Williams RJ

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Synopsis

Six comparative studies (5RCT, 1 cohort) were included in this meta-analysis comparing osteochondral autograft transfer (OAT) and microfracture (MFx) in the treatment of cartilage lesions of the knee. Activity level, patient-reported outcome scores, and the incidence of failure were pooled. Results demonstrated a significant difference in Tegner score in favour of OAT groups compared to MFx groups...

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