Autologous chondrocyte implantation: where do we stand now?
J Orthop Sci
Chondral damage to the young knee is common. In symptomatic patients current surgical treatment has focused on filling the defect with fibrocartilage; however, this tissue has poor resistance to shear forces, leading to failure and the onset of degenerative osteoarthritis.
|Title:||Autologous chondrocyte implantation: where do we stand now?|
|Keywords:||Adolescent, Adult, Bone Diseases, Cartilage, Articular, Chondrocytes, Chondrogenesis, Clinical Trials as Topic, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Transplantation, Autologous|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
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