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Role of mesenchymal stem cells in meniscal repair

Angele, Peter, Kujat, Richard, Koch, Matthias and Zellner, Johannes (2014) Role of mesenchymal stem cells in meniscal repair. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 1 (12).

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Meniscus integrity is the key for joint health of the knee. Therefore, the main goal of every meniscus treatment should be the maintenance of as much meniscus tissue as possible. Repair of meniscus tears can be achieved by meniscus suture. However, in a recently published meta-analysis, the long-term outcome of meniscus repair showed a mean failure rate of 24%. In a preclinical trial, locally ...


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Item type:Article
Date:2 September 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Unfallchirurgie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:Mesenchymal stem cells; Meniscus tear; Meniscus suture; Meniscus transplantation; Biomaterial
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:31749
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