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Offline Melissa S

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Nanofiber gel may spur growth of new knee cartilage.
« on: March 07, 2010, 04:35:49 PM »
Was surfing the web today and came across this article about repairing cartilage.  Has anyone heard of this?
http://health.msn.com/health-topics/pain-management/arthritis/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100253920
Injury with knee hitting concrete 7/07, partially torn ACL, and cartilage damage
Scope and debridement 2/08
2nd scope 1/10 with carticel biopsy
Carticel implant surgery on 11/8/10

Offline thevoice

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Re: Nanofiber gel may spur growth of new knee cartilage.
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2010, 07:53:25 PM »
yes heard about this other week. Looks promising, lets hope they start human trials soon. Sounds a bit like BST cargel - they also use a gel in conjucton witrh microfracture - they have been doing human trials and final results should be out this summer.















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