Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in osteochondral lesions of the ankle joint.

@article{Giannini2001AutologousCT,
  title={Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in osteochondral lesions of the ankle joint.},
  author={Sandro Giannini and Roberto Emanuele Buda and Brunella Grigolo and Francesca Vannini},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={513-7}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the repair of osteochondral defects of the ankle joint with hyaline cartilage. For this purpose we have been using a technique of autologous chondrocyte transplantation for osteochondral defects of the talus for the last two years. Until the method described in the paper, treatment methods proposed for the repair of cartilaginous defects have not been histologically effective in restoring the hyaline cartilage sheath, and in all cases the neoformation of… CONTINUE READING