Articular cartilage

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Related to Articular cartilage: hyaline cartilage
cartilage that lines the joints.

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Objective: Miracle will take towards commercialization the first mid-infrared (mir) arthroscopy probe for in-depth evaluation of articular cartilage enabling early diagnosis of degenerative joint diseases such as osteoarthritis (oa).
Articular cartilage does not have blood supply and thus has very limited ability to heal itself, and there have been no effective treatment methods.
To increase the Gd-DTPA2- distribution in the articular cartilage, the participants continuously walked for 10 min after the injection.
Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint caused by the destruction of the articular cartilage on the ends of the bones where the joints meet.
Lateral maltracking of the patella and possible wear of the neighboring articular cartilage may thus be prevented.
The aim of this work is to develop an animal model of OA induced by a combination of MIA and DM, and investigate the extent of damages to the articular cartilage of the knee joint in this model using scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
Articular cartilage is the smooth, white tissue covering the ends of bones where they come together to form joints.
CareFirst announced yesterday in a medical policy bulletin that autologous chondrocyte implantation for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage defects of the knee as a result of acute or repetitive trauma is considered medically necessary when certain conditions are met.
The end result is a gradual loss of articular cartilage, leading subsequently to the development of OA.
Orthopedic surgeons, many of them specializing in sports medicine, update this handbook on reconstructive knee surgery with studies on extensor mechanism-patellofemoral problems, meniscus surgery, ligament injuries/instability, and articular cartilage and synovium.
Adult articular cartilage has insufficient ability to repair after either erosion or damage and it is unlikely to be reformed to normal condition once it has been impaired.
Articular cartilage is the soft white cartilage that covers the ends of the bones and helps joints to move smoothly.