Effect of microfracture and autologous-conditioned plasma application in the focal full-thickness chondral defect of the knee: an experimental study on rabbits


KARAKAPLAN M., Elmali N. , MIREL E., Sahin N. , Ergen E., ELMALI C.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND RESEARCH, vol.10, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13018-015-0254-0
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND RESEARCH

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of microfracture and intraarticular autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) injection on cartilage regeneration in a focal full-thickness chondral defect model created in the knee joint.