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CC2020: Patellofemoral Cartilage Restoration: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes (June 2020)
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize procedures commonly performed in association to cartilage restoration surgery.
  • Discuss lesion characteristic differences between procedural groups.
  • Explain the effect of confounding variables in the outcomes of cartilage restoration surgery.
  • Know the rates of complications and failures of cartilage restoration surgery in the different groups evaluated.

Betina B. Hinckel, MD, PhD

Nothing to disclose 

Eli L. Pratte, BS
Nothing to disclose 

Charles A. Baumann, BS
Nothing to disclose 

Anirudh K. Gowd, MD
Nothing to disclose

Joseph N. Liu, MD
Smith & Nephew, Paid speaker

Jack Farr, MD
Arthrex, Royalties, Paid speaker, Research support
Biopoly, Royalties
Organogenesis, Royalties, Paid speaker, Paid consultant, Research support
Moximed, Paid speaker, Paid consultant, Research support
Vericel, Paid speaker, Research support
Aesculap/B.Braun, Paid consultant
Cariheal, Paid consultant
Cook Biotech, Paid consultant
Exactech, Paid consultant
Samumed, Paid consultant, Research support
ZKR Orthopedics, Paid consultant
MedShape, Stock or stock options
Ortho Regenerative, Stock or stock options
Active Implants, Research support
Episurf, Research support
Fidia, Research support
Novartis, Research support
ZimmerBiomet, Research support

Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD
CONMED Linvatec, Paid consultant
JRF Ortho, Paid consultant
Olympus, Paid consultant
Paient IQ, Unpaid consultant, Stock or stock options
Smith & Nephew, Unpaid consultant
Sparta Biomedical, Unpaid consultant
Arthrex, Research support
Organogenesis, Research support
Vericel, Research support

Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD
Arthrex, Unpaid consultant
CONMED Linvatec, Unpaid consultant
Smith & Nephew, Unpaid consultant

Seth L. Sherman, MD
Arthrex, Paid consultant, Research support
Ceterix Orthopaedics, Paid consultant
CONMED Linvatec, Paid consultant
Flexion Therapeutics, Paid consultant
GLG Consulting, Paid consultant
JRF Ortho, Paid consultant
Linvatec, Paid consultant
Moximed, Paid consultant
Olympus, Paid consultant
RTI Surgical, Paid consultant
Smith & Nephew, Paid consultant
Vericel, Paid consultant

Bruce Reider, MD
Merck - Stockholder
Elsevier - Royalties
Johnson & Johnson - Stockholder

Timothy Foster, MD
Nothing to disclose

Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD
Arthrex  - Royalties
Arthrex, DePuy - A Johnson & Johnson Company, Exactech - Paid consultant

Donna Tilton
Nothing to disclose


The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must receive a score of 80% or higher on the post test. Participants have up to five attempts to pass. The evaluation also must be completed. Please note that this is an online-only activity. Participants must complete the post test and evaluation online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.

The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors, which may be helpful, or of interest, to other practitioners. AOSSM is not responsible for expenses incurred by an author. Costs incurred by the registrant are the responsibility of the registrant.

Availability: Retired
Cost: $15.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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