Microfracture combined with osteochondral paste implantation was more effective than microfracture alone for full-thickness cartilage repair
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 05/16/2012
Xing L et al. – Microfracture combined with paste implantation can result in improved quality of the reparative tissue and may have a positive effect on the integration to the surrounding cartilage in the rabbit model. The technique offers a promising treatment option for cartilage defects and improves the regeneration of articular cartilage for patients with painful chondral lesions.