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Latest Articular cartilage damage Stories

2009-07-09 09:13:14

Investigators from Hospital for Special Surgery have shown that a biodegradable scaffold or plug can be used to treat patients with damaged knee cartilage. The study is unique in that it used serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and newer quantitative T2 mapping to examine how the plug incorporated itself into the knee. The research, abstract 8372, will be presented during the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, June 9-12, in Keystone, Colo."The data has...

2009-02-24 08:16:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY) announced today that it has submitted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study the use of the Company's unique biomaterials technology for treating articular cartilage defects of the knee. The clinical trial will utilize the Company's Cartilage Repair Device, which consists of a proprietary bi-phasic, bioresorbable implant designed to treat...

2009-01-14 05:10:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This approval enables the company to market its line of bioresorbable implants for bone and/or soft tissue repair in the EU. Orthomimetics' family of products was developed during a groundbreaking collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chondromimetic is a novel off-the-shelf implant that helps to support the repair of defects involving both articular cartilage and bone - defects...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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