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Old 08-06-2012, 02:31 PM   #3
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Re: Success rate for microfracture surgery for OCD of talus

Also heard 85% success rate, though success is probably defined as significant reduction in pain or other symptoms, not necessarily "good as new" or elimination of all symptoms. As Amethy5t said, depends on lesion size (smaller is better). Have also heard it depends on age (<45 is better), skill of surgeon (more experience with this procedure is better), BMI (<35 is better), post-surgical rehab process, and tobacco use (non-smoker is better).