Bone scintigraphy after osteochondral autograft transplantation in the knee

@inproceedings{Kock2010BoneSA,
  title={Bone scintigraphy after osteochondral autograft transplantation in the knee},
  author={Niels B. Kock and Esther van Tankeren and Wim J. G. Oyen and A. B. Wymenga and Job L. C. van Susante},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Autologous osteochondral transplantation (OCT) is an established method of treating articular cartilage defects in the knee. However, the potential for donor site morbidity remains a concern. Both the restoration of the original cartilage defect and the evolution of the donor site defects can be evaluated by bone scintigraphy. Thus, we performed a prospective bone scintigraphic evaluation in patients who were treated with OCT. PATIENTS AND METHODS In 13 patients with a… CONTINUE READING