Orthopedic Surgical Options for Joint Cartilage Repair and Restoration.

Abstract

The limited natural capacity for articular cartilage to regenerate has led to a continuously broadening array of surgical interventions. Used once patients' symptoms are not relieved by nonoperative management, these share the goals of joint preservation and restoration. Techniques include bone marrow stimulation, whole-tissue transplantation, and cell… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmr.2016.06.007

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