International Cartilage Repair Society World Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from International Cartilage Repair Society World Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ICRS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Results equivalent for patients undergoing microfracture and autologous chondrocyte implantation

May 22, 2015
CHICAGO — Patients who underwent microfracture for treatment of a full-thickness cartilage defect in the knee experienced equal clinical and…
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8 important items from ICRS

May 19, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting.

Patients who
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Patients who experienced symptomatic relief did not complete autologous cartilage implantation

May 13, 2015
CHICAGO — Almost half of patients scheduled to undergo autologous cartilage implantation did not complete both stages of the procedure due to…
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Osteochondral autograft transplantation may offer higher rate of return to pre-injury athletics

May 13, 2015
CHICAGO — Among patients who underwent cartilage repair of the knee, osteochondral autograft transplantation enabled a much higher rate of…
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Study: Microfracture has lowest per-patient average charges for cartilage repair surgery

May 13, 2015
CHICAGO — A review of per-patient average charges for cartilage repair surgery showed microfracture had the lowest charges, supporting the…
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Higher risk of medial end-stage OA found in patients with constitutional varus

May 12, 2015
CHICAGO — Patients with constitutional varus had a higher risk of developing medial end-stage osteoarthritis, according to a presenter here…
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MACI, novel treatment clinically valid for femoroacetabular impingement

May 12, 2015
CHICAGO — For the treatment of cartilage defects resulting from femoroacetabular impingement, both matrix autologous chondrocyte implantation…
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MRI showed imaging abnormalities but good clinical results with ACI

May 12, 2015
CHICAGO — MRI appearance of autologous chondrocyte implantation showed imaging abnormalities at 65.8-month follow-up; however, autologous…
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Several factors predict grade IV chondral defects in the hip

May 11, 2015
CHICAGO — Several factors were associated with grade IV chondral defects in patients undergoing hip arthroscopy, according to results presented…
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Autologous chondrocyte implantation on biphasic scaffold improved pain and function

May 11, 2015
CHICAGO — Significant medium- to long-term improvements in pain and function were demonstrated among patients who underwent autologous…