DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-5451-8_40
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Abstract: AbstractIn 1987, autologous chondrocyte transplantation (ACT) was proposed to treat full thickness large chondral lesions in the knee. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of the technique. One hundred and one patients were evaluated in this retrospective assessment of clinical outcome measures, arthroscopically derived information and histologic data. Of the 101 patients included in the study, 94 were evaluated at a follow up duration between 2 and 9 years. Clinical outcome measures w…

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