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Mesenchymal stem cell induced cartilage repair in knee. (A) Exposed cartilage in rabbit knee subjected to mesenchymal stem cell injection. (B) Recovery stages of knee cartilage, the control group was not injected with the mesenchymal stem cells and shows the least recovery. Intra-articular and local adherent show more prominent recovery.
Original image: Arthritis Research & Therapy
Local adherent technique for transplanting mesenchymal stem cells as a potential treatment of cartilage defect
Hideyuki Koga, Masayuki Shimaya, Takeshi Muneta, Akimoto Nimura1, Toshiyuki Morito, Masaya Hayashi, Shiro Suzuki, Young-Jin Ju, Tomoyuki Mochizuki and Ichiro Sekiya
1Section of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan
2Global Center of Excellence Program, International Research Center for Molecular Science in Tooth and Bone Diseases, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan
3Section of Cartilage Regeneration, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan
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