Arthroscopic Osteochondral Repair (OCD)

Osteochondral defect treatment depends on the look of the cartilage surface after MRI. An intact cartilage surface is healed with rest for an extended period. For a broken and fragmented cartilage surface, surgery may be recommended. Surgery is usually performed arthroscopically. Instances on which the bone is damaged badly, transplantation of a piece of bone and cartilage from another part of the body is performed, arthroscopically. Recovery depends on the type of surgery.

Affiliations
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center Saint Barnabas Medical Center Morristown Medical Center Wayne Surgical Center Elite Surgical Center