Repair of osteochondral defects with autogenous callo-osseous grafts.

A new method of biological repair of osteochondral defects is presented. An osteochondral defect in the rabbit knee was reconstructed with an autogenous callo-osseous graft made of a superficial sheet of medullary fracture callus attached to a base of cancellous bone. The reparative tissues were evaluated for 24 weeks by histology, analysis of uronic acid… (More)