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MR imaging assessment of articular cartilage repair procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21665093     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Because articular cartilage is avascular and has no intrinsic capacity to heal itself, physical damage to cartilage poses a serious clinical problem for orthopedic surgeons and rheumatologists. No medication exists to treat or reconstitute physical defects in articular cartilage, and pharmacotherapy is limited to pain control. Developments in the field of articular cartilage repair include microfracture, osteochondral autografting, osteochondral allografting, repair with synthetic resorbable plugs, and autologous chondrocyte implantation. MR imaging techniques have the potential to allow in vivo monitoring of the collagen and proteoglycan content of cartilage repair tissue and may provide useful additional metrics of cartilage repair tissue quality.
Authors:
Gregory Chang; Orrin Sherman; Guillaume Madelin; Michael Recht; Ravinder Regatte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1557-9786     ISO Abbreviation:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-13     Completed Date:  2011-10-24     Revised Date:  2014-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422762     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-37     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Absorbable Implants
Arthroscopy
Cartilage Diseases / surgery*
Cartilage, Articular / injuries,  surgery*
Chondrocytes / transplantation
Humans
Joint Diseases / surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis*
Tissue Scaffolds
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K23 AR059748/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS; R01 AR053133/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS; R01 AR056260/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS; R01-AR053133/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS; R01AR056260/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS
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