AAOS 2015: MACI versus microfracture for knee cartilage defects at 3-year follow-up
SUMMIT Extension: Matrix-induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implant vs. Microfracture at Three Years
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128 patients with knee cartilage defect were randomized to compare the efficacy and safety of matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI implant) and microfracture (MFX) surgery. Primary outcomes were mean improvement Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Scores (KOOS) Pain and Function subscales, and secondary outcomes were mean improvement in KOOS ADL, knee-related QoL, and other ...
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