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International consensus meeting led to insight on ankle cartilage treatments

Orthopedics Today reported that ankle surgeons around the world met at the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, where they discussed the best ways to treat ankle cartilage injuries and established a consensus for all surgeons.

John G. Kennedy, MD, foot and ankle surgeon at HSS and co-founder of the International Society on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle (ISCRA), attended the meeting. He said "this culminated in a 140-page document of which 90% was agreed upon prior to the Pittsburgh meeting. The remaining 10% of the agreement was reached by consensus."

Read the full article at healio.com [registration required]. This also appeared in the February 2018 print edition.