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The transplantation of a person's own cells, multiplied in a laboratory, back into their own body.
This is the editor's 'interpretation' of a 2011 publication in the medical journals that gives an overview of cartilage injury, a brief description of current treatment options and outcomes, and a discussion of principles and techniques of MACI.
A course by knee surgeon, Dr Kevin R Stone M.D. of the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California, USA.
A short but sound overview of the issue of damage to the joint cartilage, and what can be done about it.
Part 3 of an in-depth review on Articular Cartilage Repair by Karen Hambly PhD BSc MCSP (Sports Scientist/Physiotherapist).