MR imaging of autologous chondrocyte implantation of the knee


Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) is a surgical technique that is increasingly being used in the treatment of full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee. It involves the arthroscopic harvesting and in vitro culture of chondrocytes that are subsequently implanted into a previously identified chondral defect. The aim is to produce a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-005-0051-y


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