Kyle S. Peterson, DPM, AACFAS
Suburban Orthopaedics

Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive surgery is performed to repair defects in the body caused by developmental abnormalities, congenital deformities, tumors, or infections.

Trauma Surgery

Trauma refers to injuries of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels,

Sports Medicine

Involves treating sports injuries which occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising

Osteochondral autograft transplantation may offer higher rate of return to pre-injury athletics

Osteochondral autograft transplantation may offer higher rate of return to pre-injury athletics

Among patients who underwent cartilage repair of the knee, osteochondral autograft transplantation enabled a much higher rate of return to pre-injury athletics, according to results presented at the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting. “Osteochondral autograft transfer offers a significantly higher return rate to pre-injury athletics,” Aaron J. Krych, MD, said in his presentation here. […]

Among patients who underwent cartilage repair of the knee, osteochondral autograft transplantation enabled a much higher rate of return to pre-injury athletics, according to results presented at the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting.

“Osteochondral autograft transfer offers a significantly higher return rate to pre-injury athletics,” Aaron J. Krych, MD, said in his presentation here. “We also found that this allowed for the fastest return to sport, but overall cartilage repair in athletes allowed for a reasonable level of return to recreational sports at midterm follow-up.”

Source: Healio

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