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Doc says pothole in knee cartilage. Wants to do micro fracture. Have heard horror stories. Any good options? Pain and swelling with activity.

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Knee Cartilage

Oats (osteochondral autograft transfer system) and/or mosaicplasty are also options for chondral defects or "pot holes" in knee cartilage.
There are a number of cartilage restoration options available as well. Discuss these with the orthopedic surgeon before electing to proceed with operative intervention.

In brief: Knee Cartilage

Oats (osteochondral autograft transfer system) and/or mosaicplasty are also options for chondral defects or "pot holes" in knee cartilage.
There are a number of cartilage restoration options available as well. Discuss these with the orthopedic surgeon before electing to proceed with operative intervention.
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