Collagen-based biomaterials and cartilage engineering. Application to osteochondral defects.

Abstract

Articular cartilage has a limited capacity for self-repair after trauma. Besides the conventional surgical techniques for repairing such defects, treatments involve implantation of autologous cells in suspension or within a variety of cell carrying scaffolds such as hyaluronic acid, alginate, agarose/alginate, fibrin or collagen. For the repair of full… (More)

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