The effect in vitro of irrigating solutions on intact rat articular cartilage.

@article{Bulstra1994TheEI,
  title={The effect in vitro of irrigating solutions on intact rat articular cartilage.},
  author={Sjoerd K. Bulstra and Roel Kuijer and Pedro H. A. Eerdmans and Antje J van der Linden},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1994},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={468-70}
}
Rat patellae were preincubated with culture medium M199 for one hour and then with either fresh culture medium or Ringer's solution, Ringer lactate, Ringer glucose, normal saline or Betadine for another hour. The rate of proteoglycan synthesis in the articular cartilage was then measured by uptake of 35SO4 for the next 16 hours. Cartilage metabolism was… CONTINUE READING