Regenerating cartilage

Bioengineered cartilage tissue can be used to regenerate joint cartilage damaged by osteoarthritis of the knee, according to UK researchers. They found that engineered tissue implanted into damaged knees was capable of growing and maturing, even in knees already affected by osteoarthritis (Tissue Engineering 006; 12: 1-12), such as the one in the X-ray above.

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