A cartilage graft is a transplant of a piece of joint cartilage into a prepared recipient area where cartilage had been damaged.

 

Types of cartilage graft

Although morcellated cartilage is commercially available for grafting, most cartilage grafts are in fact free cartilage cells restrained in some way so that they do not float off, or plugs of bone and cartilage.

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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