Knee microfracture surgery

Alternative Names

Cartilage regeneration – knee

Definition of Knee microfracture surgery

Knee microfracture surgery is a common procedure used to repair . Cartilage is the material that helps cushion the area where bones meet in the joints. Often, athletes have this procedure.


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