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Fibrin/hyaluronic acid composite hydrogels as appropriate scaffolds for in vivo artificial cartilage implantation.
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PMID:  20966745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Hydrogels prepared from a mixture of fibrin and high-molecular weight (MW) hyaluronic acid (HA) were found to be suitable scaffolds for chondrocyte seeding and pig knee cartilage regeneration. Collagen in the hydrogels is not necessary for the formation of biomechanically stable tissue. Regenerated cartilage showed very good biomechanical and histological properties only 6 months after implantation. Notably, the quality of the healing process was dependent on the initial chondrocyte concentration of the scaffolds. These experiments were performed according to good laboratory practice (GLP).
Michala Rampichová; Eva Filová; Ferdinand Varga; Andriy Lytvynets; Eva Prosecká; Lucie Koláčná; Jan Motlík; Alois Nečas; Luděk Vajner; Jiří Uhlík; Evžen Amler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992)     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1538-943X     ISO Abbreviation:  ASAIO J.     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204109     Medline TA:  ASAIO J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  563-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Tissue Engineering, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic.
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