Autogenous transplantation of apophyseal cartilage to osteochondral defects of joints.

@article{Benum1975AutogenousTO,
  title={Autogenous transplantation of apophyseal cartilage to osteochondral defects of joints.},
  author={P{\aa}l Benum},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1975},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={11-24}
}
  • Pål Benum
  • Published 1975 in Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica
35S was administered to 20 puppies which had been exposed to transplantation of osteochondral apophyseal transplants from the iliac crest to defects of the femoral condyles. Some transplants were implanted into defects within the joint surfaces whereas others were implanted outside the joint surfaces. An autoradiographic study was performed to assess the functional vitality of the transplanted cartilage at varying intervals up to 14 months. This study further necessitated an investigation of… CONTINUE READING

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