Chondropaenia is the process of joint (articular) cartilage loss over time.

 

Joint space narrowing

The final end result of chondropaenia is joint line narrowing and eventually degenerative arthritis.

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Discussion looking at the alternatives to a joint replacement in active patients whose osteoarthritis tends to be limited.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Cartilage issues in football—today's problems and tomorrow's solutions. Mithoefer K, Peterson L, Zenobi-Wong M and Mandelbaum BR. Br J Sports Med. 2015 May; 49(9): 590–596.


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