Treatment of osteochondral defects with tendon autografts in a dog knee model

Tendon autograft was used for the treatment of osteochondral defects induced experimentally in dogs’ knees. Osteochondral defects were created on the femoral condyles in both knees of five dogs. The tendon was harvested from the anterior cruris, and a knot was tied in the middle. Then two tunnels were bored in the medial condyle. The free ends of the tendon… CONTINUE READING