Patellofemoral Allografts



If the articular cartilage has been lost and osteoarthritis develops, two alternatives are available: (1) restoration of the normal extra-articular anatomy and stability, and (2) replacement of the articular cartilage. Options for articular cartilage replacement are biologic or prosthetic.


Articular Cartilage Osteochondral Allograft Median Parapatellar Approach Chondrocyte Viability Continuous Passive Motion Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryInstituto Universitario CEMICBuenos AiresArgentina

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