Evaluating outcome following cartilage procedures Chapter uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Knee Injuries


  • Many factors influence the evaluation of outcome following cartilage procedures. The outcome is influenced by the patient, the nature of the lesion, the procedure performed, and the outcome measure utilized. All of these factors must be independently considered in great detail to appropriately evaluate any treatment or procedure for a cartilage lesion. Each of these is reviewed in this chapter. © 2007 Humana Press Inc.

publication date

  • December 2007



  • Book Chapter


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-59745-343-1_2

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 13

end page

  • 17