An Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Large Chondral and Osteochondral Defects in the Patellofemoral Joint

Jorge Chahla, Betina B. Hincke, Adam B. Yanke, Jack Farr, Metrics of Osteochondral Allografts (MOCA) Group, William D. Bugbee, James L. Care, MPH, Brian J. Cole, Dennis C. Crawford, James E. Fleischli, Alan Getgood, Andreas H. Gomoll, Simon Gortz, Allan E. Gross, Deryk G. Jones, Aaron J. Krych, Christian Lattermann, Bert R. Mandelbaum, Peter R. Mandt, Tom Minas, Raffy Mirzayan, Timothy S. Mologne, John D. Polousky, Matthew T. Provencher, Scott A. Rodeo, Oleg Safir, Seth Lawrence Sherman, Eric D. Strauss, Sabrina M. Strickland, Christopher J. Wahl, Riley J. Williams, III. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Mar 26.

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An expert group developed a “consensus statement on the functional anatomy, indications, donor graft considerations, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation for the management of large chondral and osteochondral defects in the patellofemoral joint using a modified Delphi technique”. The 28 experts achieved consensus on 36 statements (listed in a table).

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