Autologous osteochondral transplantation for treating patellar chondral injuries: evaluation, treatment, and outcomes of a two-year follow-up study.

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BACKGROUND The patella is the largest human sesamoid bone and often sustains chondral injury. There is no consensus on how to treat a full-thickness, symptomatic articular cartilage injury of the patella. We analyzed the clinical and functional outcomes of patients with symptomatic full-thickness patellar chondral lesions treated with autologous… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00312

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@article{Astur2014AutologousOT, title={Autologous osteochondral transplantation for treating patellar chondral injuries: evaluation, treatment, and outcomes of a two-year follow-up study.}, author={Diego da Costa Astur and Gustavo Gonçalves Arliani and M{\'a}rio Arthur Rockenbach Binz and Nelson Astur and Camila Cohen Kaleka and Joicemar Tarouco Amaro and Alberto de Castro Pochini and Mois{\'e}s Cohen}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume}, year={2014}, volume={96 10}, pages={816-23} }