autologous chondrocyte implantation


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autologous chondrocyte implantation

Abbreviation: ACI
The surgical collection of cartilage from a healthy joint, followed by the culturing of its cells and the return of those cells to a damaged or arthritic joint in another part of the body.
Synonym: autologous chondrocyte transplantation
See also: implantation

autologous chondrocyte implantation

; ACI autograft treatment technique of osteoarthritis; the patient's chrondrocytes are transplanted from a non-affected joint to stimulate cartilage regeneration within an arthritic joint
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Autologous chondrocyte implantation versus debridement for treatment of full-thickness chondral defects of the knee: an observational cohort study with 3-year follow-up.
Autologous chondrocyte implantation compared with microfracture in the knee.
A prospective, randomised comparison of autologous chondrocyte implantation versus mosaicplasty for osteochondral defects in the knee.
Autologous chondrocyte implantation and osteochondral cylinder transplantation in cartilage repair of the knee joint.
The use of chondrogide membrane in autologous chondrocyte implantation.
A prospective, randomised study comparing two techniques of autologous chondrocyte implantation for osteochondral defects in the knee: Periosteum covered versus type I/III collagen covered.
Early postoperative adherence of matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation for the treatment of full-thickness cartilage defects of the femoral condyle.
Figure 8-5: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Market by Country, Europe,
Figure 8-6: Drivers and Limiters, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Market,
Figure 8-7: Leading Competitors, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Market,
Chart 1-6: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Market, Europe, 2007 - 2017
Chart 8-2: Leading Competitors, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Market,

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