The clinical status of cartilage tissue regeneration in humans.

@article{Mollon2013TheCS,
  title={The clinical status of cartilage tissue regeneration in humans.},
  author={Brent Mollon and Thierno-Moussa Bah and Jaskarndip Chahal and John Theodoropoulos},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={1824-33}
}
PURPOSE To provide a comprehensive overview of the basic science and clinical evidence behind cartilage regeneration techniques as they relate to surgical management of chondral lesions in humans. METHODS A descriptive review of current literature. RESULTS Articular cartilage defects are common in orthopedic practice, with current treatments yielding acceptable short-term but inconsistent long-term results. Tissue engineering techniques are being employed with aims of repopulating a… CONTINUE READING

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