Latest Microfracture surgery Stories

Researchers Create Printed Cartilage For Potential Use In Human Patients
2012-11-23 11:57:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way over the years. From the early days of keyed typewriters to the dot-matrix printers of the 1970s and the modern laser printers and plotters, printing has dramatically evolved. And that is no more true than as seen in new research, published in the latest issue of IOP Publishing´s journal Biofabrication. Researchers from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed a way...

2012-02-08 12:22:48

A new study has demonstrated that a procedure wherein healthy cartilage is transplanted to fix an area of damaged cartilage (osteoarticular cartilage transplantation or OATS procedure) is superior to the standard of care for repairing cartilage defects. It is thought that fixing such lesions may ultimately help to prevent the onset of osteoarthritis, and get athletic individuals back to sporting activities reliably. The study by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers was reported at the...

2009-06-17 07:43:00

LAVAL, QC, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioSyntech, Inc. (TSX: BSY), a biotechnology company developing biotherapeutic thermogels for regenerative medicine, today announced statistically significant results from an analysis of patients who completed their 12 month follow-up in the BST-CarGel(R) randomized clinical trial. Specifically, statistically significant evidence of improved repair tissue quality due to BST-CarGel treatment was found during analyses of tissues biopsied from the...

2009-02-24 23:56:55

Ron Artest scored 21 points Tuesday and the Houston Rockets fended off a late rally by the Portland Trail Blazers for a 98-94 victory. Luis Scola notched his fifth consecutive double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to help Houston to its fifth straight win. Yao Ming added 15 points and eight rebounds. Aaron Brooks had 20 points. Houston was without swingman Tracy McGrady, who had season-ending microfracture surgery on his injured left knee Tuesday. McGrady said on his Web site that by...

2009-02-18 10:34:02

Houston Rockets guard Tracy McGrady suffered a microfracture on his left knee and may miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery. McGrady, a seven-time all-star and two-time NBA scoring champion, has missed 19 games this season after arthroscopic surgery on the knee in May 2008. A recent magnetic resonance imaging test indicated no change in the knee but ESPN said McGrady's appearance in Houston's 114-88 victory Tuesday over New Jersey may be his last this season. The Rockets have...

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