microfracture

microfracture

A linear defect in articular cartilage that extends beyond the articular calcified cartilage into adjacent tissue, which is usually accompanied by a reparative reaction.

microfracture

Bone-ology A linear defect in articular cartilage that extends beyond the articular calcified cartilage into adjacent tissue, accompanied by a reparative reaction. Cf Microcrack.
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Microfracture surgery is usually carried out when there is damage to the articular cartilage - the smooth layer of the joint that covers the bone ends.
Once in theatre, his consultant at BMI The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, near Manchester, realised Simon needed microfracture surgery, which works by creating tiny tears in the underlying bone, causing new cartilage to develop.
For smaller articular defects, a technique known as microfracture, which relies on the patients stem cells, can be used.
Based on the procedure types, the global knee cartilage repair market is segmented into arthroscopic chondroplasty, autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral grafts transplantation, cell-based cartilage resurfacing, implants transplant, microfracture and others.
Based on application, the market has been segmented into arthroscopic chondroplasty, autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral grafts transplantation, cell-based cartilage resurfacing, implants transplant, microfracture, and others.
Reportedly, this study will be a prospective, randomised, controlled, multi-centre study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Episealer knee system, as compared to microfracture for the treatment of focal femoral knee chondral or osteochondral lesions.
If the size was too small (width in any direction <1 cm) and the quality was too bad, fragments were removed and microfracture was performed.
and Wevers, M.: 2007, Quantification of pre-break brittle damage correlation between acoustic emission and observed microfracture. Int.
Histogenics (HSGX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG with analyst Ryan Zimmerman citing Histogenics announcement that its Phase 3 trial comparing NeoCart to microfracture surgery missed its primary endpoint.
In the presented case, adjacent dural enhancement was not detected in the internal acoustic canal and the possibility of an unidentified osseous microfracture was excluded.
The 23-year-old right-hander underwent an MRI that revealed a right rib microfracture, an injury he sustained when he was hit by a 108-mph line drive by Colorado's Trevor Story on May 21.
The subchondral base of the defect was then picked by a microfracture awl to a depth of 4 mm, starting at the periphery to improve edge integration.