The Effect of Arthroscopic Microfracture in the Treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis Combined with Cartilage Damage
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Arthroscopic microfracture
Treatment effect
Ankle osteoarthritis and cartilage damage
Pain level



Submitted : 2024-02-19
Accepted : 2024-03-05
Published : 2024-03-20


Objective: To observe the specific effect of arthroscopic microfracture treatment on patients with ankle osteoarthritis and cartilage damage. Methods: 60 patients with ankle osteoarthritis combined with cartilage damage treated in our hospital from January 2022 to December 2022 were selected and divided into the control group and the experimental group using the random number table method, each with 30 cases. Subjects in the experimental group were treated with arthroscopic microfracture, while subjects in the control group were treated with conventional surgery. Results: After the intervention, the total treatment effectiveness of the experimental group was higher than that in the control group (P < 0.05); the inflammatory factor levels in the experimental group were lower than those in the control group (P < 0.05); the pain scores of the experimental group were lower than those in the control group (P < 0.05); the quality of life in the experimental group were higher than those in the control group (P < 0.05). Conclusion: During the treatment process of the experimental group, patients with ankle osteoarthritis combined with cartilage damage were given arthroscopic microfracture therapeutic intervention, and the post-treatment effect was relatively good. After treatment and intervention, the patients’ symptoms were significantly relieved, the inflammatory reaction was improved, the pain was reduced, and the quality of life was enhanced.


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