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Cartilage Lesions

  • Cartilage Lesions

    • Incidence
    • ICRS Grading Scale
  • Concomitant Pathologies

    • malalignment
      • varus
      • valgus
      • patellofemoral
    • Ligamentous Instability
    • Patellar Instability
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans

    • juvenile form (open physes)
    • adult
    • pathophysiology
    • Indication for Surgery
      • impending physical closure
      • instability 
        • fluid behind lesion
      • expanding lesion on imaging
      • failed nonoperative management
    • Fixation
      • >85% healing rate for juvenile OCD
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