News tagged with articular cartilage

Hope for arthritis patients in fat tissue

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent discovery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine -- that adult stem cells collected from fat tissue can be converted to cells that will grow cartilage tissue -- has focused ...

dateSep 03, 2010 in Medical research
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Study identifies potential fix for damaged knees

Investigators from Hospital for Special Surgery have shown that a biodegradable scaffold or plug can be used to treat patients with damaged knee cartilage. The study is unique in that it used serial magnetic resonance imaging ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Other
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