femorotibial joints

femorotibial joints

portion of the knee joint involving only the articulations of the two femoral condyles with the superior articular surface of the tibia.
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The inclusion criteria were as follows: Patients with PFOA, mainly from patella wear and osteophytosis only; intact femorotibial joints, meniscus, cruciate ligaments, and collateral ligaments; and normal lower-limb alignment and normal bending and stretching abilities.
Local blocking of the patellofemoral joint was tested among patients whose femorotibial joint, meniscus, cruciate ligaments and collateral ligaments were all intact.
Histological lesion scoring: Rats from treated un-treated and control (normal) were sacrificed under high dose of anesthetic ether on 60th day and femorotibial joints were separated.
Papain induced degenerative changes in articular cartilage of rat femorotibial joint and its histopathological grading.
2] gas in special device and the MIA- and saline-treated femorotibial joints were dissected and half of the samples (4 animals) were fixed in 10% formalin for further pathological examinations and the second half of the tissues (4 animals) were snap frozen in liquid nitrogen and then immediately were stored at -70[degrees]C for further biochemical and molecular analyses.