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Latest Articular Cartilage Injuries Stories

2013-07-15 13:01:36

A natural tissue graft can spur regeneration of cartilage and improve symptoms in patients who have cartilage damage in their knee, according to a study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery. The new research, the first case-series evaluation of De Novo NT Natural Tissue Graft, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), to be held July 11-14, in Chicago. "The results at this time are encouraging," said lead author of...

2011-07-07 18:46:04

Gender may be associated with an increased risk of cartilage lesions in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injured knees, according to research being presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego. "Having articular cartilage lesions (a hole or rough spot in the cartilage of the knee) is considered a predictor of future osteoarthritis-a debilitating joint condition," said lead author Jan Harald Roetterud, MD, from Akershus University Hospital,...

2011-02-20 21:24:01

Surgical treatment using microfracture for pediatric knee injury repair may improve activity outcomes, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Diego (February 19). The study shows patients are able to regain function and return to a normal activity level following surgery and rehabilitation. "Our study focused on patients with articular cartilage injuries to the knee, which can be a debilitating source of pain and a strong...

2011-02-16 17:20:36

A recently discovered biomarker could help doctors diagnose a common type of knee injury, according to a new study. A team of researchers led by Gaetano Scuderi, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and an orthopaedic surgeon at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, has confirmed that a particular protein complex appears in patients with painful meniscal tears. The finding, to be published Feb. 16 in The Journal of Bone and Joint...

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2010-06-23 09:35:03

"The objective was to evaluate the utility of cryo-preserved human amniotic membrane (HAM) as a support for repairing human articular cartilage injuries, which have a very limited capacity for self-healing", Francisco J. Blanco, lead author of the study and a researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Research of La Coruña (INIBIC), tells SINC. The results, which have been published in the journal Cell and Tissue Banking, show that cryo-preserved HAM is useful as a...

2010-02-16 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY), a leading medical technology company that provides innovative resorbable biomaterial solutions for a wide range of medical procedures, announced today that it has received the CE Mark for the Company's Cartilage Repair Device. This approval allows for the marketing and sale of the Device, which incorporates a unique biomaterials technology for treating articular cartilage defects of the knee. The Kensey...

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2004-12-17 09:10:00

Researchers hope it will help injured athletes return to competition faster HealthDayNews -- An injectable gel designed to speed repair of torn cartilage so injured athletes can return to competition faster is being tested by researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School. Here's the procedure scientists say they've created to test the substance: First, a biodegradable liquid mixture that contains the athlete's own cartilage -producing cells is injected into the area of damaged cartilage....


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