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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Berninger, Markus T; Wexel, Gabriele; Rummeny, Ernst J; Imhoff, Andreas B; Anton, Martina; Henning, Tobias D; Vogt, Stephan 
Title:
Matrix-assisted autologous chondrocyte transplantation for remodeling and repair of chondral defects in a rabbit model. 
Abstract:
Articular cartilage defects are considered a major health problem because articular cartilage has a limited capacity for self-regeneration (1). Untreated cartilage lesions lead to ongoing pain, negatively affect the quality of life and predispose for osteoarthritis. During the last decades, several surgical techniques have been developed to treat such lesions. However, until now it was not possible to achieve a full repair in terms of covering the defect with hyaline articular cartilage or of pr...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Vis Exp 
Year:
2013 
Journal issue:
75 
Pages contribution:
e4422 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1940-087X 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Sportorthopädie; Institut für Radiologie; Institut für experimentelle Onkologie und Therapieforschung