Abbreviation of 'matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation'.

A technique where cultured cells are seeded onto a collagen matrix for implantation into areas of damaged joint cartilage.

Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation

A simple flowchart with links to show the possible interventions in cases of knee arthritis.

An overview of current stem cell practice relating to the knee and a hint of the future.

Dr Adrian Wilson discusses frankly his own views on ACI procedures.

Articular cartilage repair

A short but sound overview of the issue of damage to the joint cartilage, and what can be done about it.