New cartilage for knees might be right up our noses

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 ...

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