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Observational Study of Osteochondritis of the Knee

ROCK Prospective Cohort Study for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee


For complete study information see the study page on

Who May Qualify?:

Children and adolescents with a diagnosis of osteochondritis dissecans or focal articular cartilage defects as confirmed by x-ray or MRI.

Who Does Not Qualify:

Patients with non-confirmed diagnosis (lack of imaging confirmation).

Interested in participating?
We are currently recruiting
Study Sponsor:

ROCK Study Group (Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee)

Full IRB Study Title:
ROCK Comprehensive Prospective Cohort for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
IRB Study ID:
If you are interested in this study or have questions about your child's eligibility, please contact:

Melanie Morscher, Orthopedics, Study Coordinator

Phone:  330-543-8935

Lead Investigator
John Polousky, MD

Division Director, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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