Chondral delamination of the knee in soccer players.

  title={Chondral delamination of the knee in soccer players.},
  author={Andrew Levy and John H. Lohnes and S Sculley and M C LeCroy and William Garrett},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={24 5},
This study reports on the diagnosis and treatment of chondral delamination in the knees of soccer players. The authors attempted to provide a clinical standard for comparison with emerging cartilage repair techniques. Twenty-three consecutive chondral fractures in a homogeneous population of athletes were evaluated using physical examination, magnetic resonance imaging, and arthroscopic examination. All knees were treated with debridement to a stable border and removal of the calcified… CONTINUE READING