Concomitant autologous chondrocyte implantation with osteochondral grafting for treatment of a massive osteochondral defect in the bilateral knees of a child.

@article{Gudas2011ConcomitantAC,
  title={Concomitant autologous chondrocyte implantation with osteochondral grafting for treatment of a massive osteochondral defect in the bilateral knees of a child.},
  author={Rimtautas Gudas and Rasa Simonaitytė and Emilis {\vC}ekanauskas and Tomas Mickevi{\vc}ius},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={
          170-3
        }
}
We report the case of a 15-year-old patient who underwent concomitant autologous chondrocyte implantation and osteochondral grafting for the treatment of a massive osteochondritis dissecans defect in the left knee and autologous chondrocyte implantation in the right knee joint. Magnetic resonance imaging showed large osteochondral defects in both the knee joints measuring 8-9 cm(2). Both defects were located in the weight-bearing areas of the medial femoral condyles. Therefore, simultaneous… CONTINUE READING