Cartilage Integration: Evaluation of the reasons for failure of integration during cartilage repair. A review

Articular cartilage is a challenging tissue to reconstruct or replace principally because of its avascular nature; large chondral lesions in the tissue do not spontaneously heal. Where lesions do penetrate the bony subchondral plate, formation of hematomas and the migration of mesenchymal stem cell...

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Main Authors: IM Khan, SJ Gilbert, SK Singhrao, VC Duance, CW Archer
Format: Article
Published: AO Research Institute Davos 2008-09-01
Series:European Cells & Materials
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