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Microfracture surprises tarnish the experience

from Lower Extremity Review

U.S. orthopedic surgeons perform more than 25,000 microfractures annually, making the procedure the most common marrow-­stimulating technique used for repair of the cartilage defects that often affect active individuals.1 Although microfracture is a single-stage, low-cost intervention that requires only surgical time and common surgical tools, it requires a lengthy rehabilitation and comes with other challenges, such as limited durability and less than optimal return-to-sport rates. And, for many patients, the procedure also comes as a complete surprise. more

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