Repair of a large osteochondral defect in the knee joint using autologous and artificial bone graft combined with motion preserving distraction arthroplasty: a case report

@article{Abouheif2009RepairOA,
  title={Repair of a large osteochondral defect in the knee joint using autologous and artificial bone graft combined with motion preserving distraction arthroplasty: a case report},
  author={Mohamed Mahmoud Abouheif and Mitsuhiro Nakamura and Masataka Deie and Nobuo Adachi and Makoto Nishimori and Satoshi Sera and Wirat Kongcharoensombat and Mitsuo Ochi},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={130},
  pages={231-236}
}
The biological reconstruction of a large osteochondral defect in the weight-bearing area of the knee joint has long been a challenge to orthopedic surgeons. We present a case of a large posttraumatic defect in the weight-bearing area of knee joint treated with a novel distraction arthroplasty device after reconstruction of the joint surface using combined… CONTINUE READING