Biologic resurfacing is restoring a damaged joint surface using a biological technique rather than metal or plastic.

microfracture
Microfracture is a biologic resurfacing technique that picks holes through the damaged area into the underlying bone, allowing bleeding and inflow of pluripotential cells that help to cover the area with new fibrocartilage.
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Discussion looking at the alternatives to a joint replacement in active patients whose osteoarthritis tends to be limited.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Articular Cartilage Repair of the Knee in Children and Adolescents. Salzmann GM, Niemeyer P, Hochrein A, Stoddart MJ and Angele P. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 6(3): 2325967118760190.


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