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The New England journal of medicine 331 (14): 889-95 (1994)

Treatment of deep cartilage defects in the knee with autologous chondrocyte transplantation.

M Brittberg , A Lindahl , A Nilsson , C Ohlsson , O Isaksson , L Peterson
ABSTRACT
Full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee have a poor capacity for repair. They may progress to osteoarthritis and require total knee replacement. We performed autologous chondrocyte transplantation in 23 people with deep cartilage defects in the knee.
DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199410063311401      ISSN: 0028-4793