Clinical and radiographical ten years long-term outcome of microfracture vs. autologous chondrocyte implantation: a matched-pair analysis.


Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Medical Center, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany. [Email]


To compare the clinical and radiographical long-term outcome of microfracture (MFX) and first-generation periosteum-covered autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI-P).


Knee osteoarthritis scoring system,Magnetic resonance observation of cartilage repair tissue,Microfracture,Periosteum-covered autologous chondrocyte implantation,