Cartilage Case of the Month
15-year-old female high school basketball player developed left knee pain, swelling and mechanical symptoms in February 2018
Evaluated by local orthopedic surgeon
Treated nonoperatively with crutches/restricted weightbearing x 3 months
PT for ROM/strengthening
December 2018 – Left Knee Arthroscopy with In-Situ Fixation of OCD with biocompression screws
Remains symptomatic and functionally limited Referred in for evaluation and treatment
What would you have done differently with respect to initial treatment?
Are there any indications for second attempt at ORIF?
- Snowman vs BioUni?
- How deep do you ream?
- Bone graft?
- Soak plug BMAC/PRP
- Compression screws?