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Cartilage Regeneration

Última actualización 21/06/13Rocky S. Tuan, PhD, Abstract Cartilage damaged by trauma has a limited capacity to regenerate. Current methods of managing small chondral defects include palliative treatment with arthroscopic débridement and lavage, reparative treatment with marrow-stimulation techniques (eg, microfracture), and restorative treatment, including osteochondral grafting and autologous chondrocyte implantation. Larger …

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Biomechanical Testing of Fracture Fixation Constructs: Variability, Validity, and Clinical Applicability

Última actualización 2/03/12Michael J. Gardner J Am Acad Orthop Surg February 2012 ; 20 Abstract Biomechanical testing of fracture fixation implants is crucial in preclinical evaluation and in comparing new devices with standard devices. Many variables must be considered when planning and implementing a biomechanical in vitro experiment. The type …

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Nerve Conduits for Nerve Repair or Reconstruction

Última actualización 2/03/12Nicole Deal J Am Acad Orthop Surg February 2012 ; 20 Abstract Advances in treating peripheral nerve lesions have resulted from research in nerve regeneration and the use biomaterials as well as synthetic materials. When direct tensionless repair of peripheral nerve lesions is not possible, nerve conduits may …

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