Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The biotribology of cartilage resurfacing implant materials

Untreated knee cartilage defects can lead to osteoarthritis, with symptoms such as continuous pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. Current treatments for cartilage defects are limited to lesion sizes and specific age groups. ...

Surgery

New strategies for engineering stable articular cartilage

A new study assesses the effect of the gremlin-1 (GREM1) protein on the in vitro and in vivo stability of bone marrow stem cell (BMSC)-derived cartilage engineered within scaffolds. The study design and results are reported ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Nasal cartilage used to relieve osteoarthritis in the knee

Cartilage cells from the nasal septum can not only help repair cartilage injuries in the knee—according to researchers from the University of Basel and the University Hospital of Basel, they can also withstand the chronic ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

High-grade acetabular cartilage lesions versus low-grade lesions

Patients undergoing hip arthroscopy with high-grade cartilage damage do not see as positive results compared with patients with lower grade cartilage damage, according to research reported today at the American Orthopedic ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Cartilage matrix as natural biomaterial for cartilage regeneration

Just a few millimeters thick, articular cartilage plays a crucial role in our musculoskeletal system, since it is responsible for smooth (in the truest sense of the word) movement. However, the downside of its particular ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

3-D bioprinting constructs for cartilage regeneration

Cartilage injury is a common cause of joint dysfunction and existing joint prostheses cannot remodel with host joint tissue. However, it is challenging to develop large-scale biomimetic anisotropic constructs that structurally ...

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