Treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee with autologous chondrocyte transplantation results at two to ten years

@article{Peterson2003TreatmentOO,
  title={Treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee with autologous chondrocyte transplantation results at two to ten years},
  author={Lars E Peterson and Tom Minas and Mats Brittberg and Anders H Lindahl},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2003},
  volume={85-A Suppl 2},
  pages={17-24}
}
BACKGROUND Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee is a challenging clinical problem. We previously reported on the early successful results of autologous chondrocyte transplantation for the treatment of focal cartilage defects. The purpose of the present study was to assess the intermediate to long-term results of this technique in a large group of patients with osteochondritis dissecans. METHODS Fifty-eight patients with radiographically documented osteochondritis dissecans of the knee… CONTINUE READING

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