Characterised Chondrocyte Implantation (CCI) is a procedure to grow cartilage cells (chondrocytes), seed them onto a collagen membrane, and sew that membrane back onto the knee to cover a cartilage lesion.
There is currently no content classified with this term.
Cost Effectiveness of Characterised Chondrocyte Implantation for Treatment of Cartilage Defects of the Knee in the UK. Elvidge J, Bullement A and Hatswell AJ. Pharmacoeconomics. 2016 Nov;34(11):1145-1159.
Five-year outcome of characterized chondrocyte implantation versus microfracture for symptomatic cartilage defects of the knee: early treatment matters. Vanlauwe J, Saris DB, Victor J, Almqvist KF, Bellemans J and Luyten FP. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Dec;39(12):2566-74. doi: 10.1177/0363546511422220. Epub 2011 Sep 9.