Large Cartilage Defects: Primary/Bone Loss
Large cartilage defects with associated bone loss present a unique challenge and can be difficult to manage. Surgical management must focus on restoring the articular surface as well as the underlying bone injury. Good outcomes in surgical treatment have been demonstrated for several procedures. The following case focuses on the identification and surgical management of deeper chondral lesions involving bone loss.
KeywordsCartilage defects Bone loss Treatment Outcomes
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