Foreword by Lars Peterson, MD, PhD and Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA

Chapter 1: Articular Cartilage: Structure, Biology and Function
Kyle R. Flik, MD, Nikhil Verma, MD, Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, and Bernard R. Bach Jr, MD

Chapter 2: Evaluating Outcome Following Cartilage Procedures
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Chapter 3: MRI and Articular Cartilage: Evaluating Lesions and Post-Repair Tissue
Hollis G. Potter, MD, Li F. Foo, MD, and Andrew D. Pearle, MD

Chapter 4: Decision Making in Cartilage Repair Procedures
Riley J. Williams III, MD and Robert Brophy, MD

Chapter 5: Non-operative Treatment Options for Symptomatic Cartilage Lesions
Answorth A. Allen, MD and Marc C. Drakos, MD

Chapter 6: Marrow Stimulation and Microfracture
Daniel J. Solomon, MD, Russell F. Warren, MD, and Riley J. Williams, MD

Chapter 7: Cartilage Repair Using an Injectable Chitosan-based Cell Delivery Method
Michael D. Buschmann, MD, Caroline D. Hoemann, Mark B. Hurtig, and Matthew S. Shive

Chapter 8: Autologous Osteochondral Transplantation
Anthony Miniaci, MD, Clinton Jambor, MD, and Frank Petrigliano, MD

Chapter 9: Articular Cartilage Resurfacing Using Synthetic Resorbable Scaffolds
Gabriele G. Niederauer, PhD

Chapter 10: Articular Cartilage Resurfacing Using Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
Deryk G. Jones, MD, and Lars Peterson, MD, PhD

Chapter 11: Matrix Associated Cartilage Implantation (MACI)
David Wood, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FRACS and Ming Hao Zheng, MD, PhD

Chapter 12: Cell Based Cartilage Repair Using the Hyalograft Transplant
Elizaveta Kon, MD, and Maurilio Marcacci, MD

Chapter 13: Cell Based Cartilage Repair Using Alginate Beads
Peter C.M. Verdonk, MD, Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD, and
Koenraad L. Verstraete, MD, PhD

Chapter 14: Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation
William D. Bugbee, MD, and Joseph Yu, MD

Chapter 15: The Role of Osteotomy in the Setting of Articular Cartilage Repair
Thomas L. Wickiewicz, MD, and Keith M. Baumgarten, MD

Chapter 16: Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans
Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, and Joseph J. Czarnecki, MD

Chapter 17: Meniscus Transplantation and Cartilage Resurfacing: Considerations, Indications, and Approach
Scott A. Rodeo, MD

Chapter 18: Chondral Repair Strategies in the Ankle Joint
Jonathan T. Deland, MD, Monika Volesky, MD, FRCSC, and Timothy Charlton, MD

Chapter 19: Chondral Repair Strategies in the Hip Joint
Bryan T. Kelly, MD, Patrick P. Sussman, MD, and Robert L. Buly, MD

Chapter 20: Rehabilitation Strategies Following Articular Cartilage Surgery
John T. Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC