Intraoperative acoustic evaluation of living human cartilage of the elbow and knee during mosaicplasty for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow: an in vivo study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Autologous osteochondral mosaicplasty for osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum is being used increasingly in adolescent patients. Little research has been published on the material properties of living human cartilage of the elbow and knee. HYPOTHESIS The cartilage of the osteochondritis dissecans lesion is detected as degenerated by… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0363546508322898

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