An experimental trial that used cartilage cells from patients’ own noses to produce cartilage transplants for their injury-damaged knees could challenge the notion that innovation in cartilage repair is at a standstill. The first-in-human trial in 10 adults reported in The Lancet found most recipients reported improvements in pain, knee function, and quality of life. MRI ...
New cartilage for knees might be right up our noses
By Nicola Garrett
1 Nov 2016