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Altan E., Aydin K., Erkocak O., Senaran H., Ugras S.
INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.38, no.6, pp.1321-1328, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Platelet-rich plasma, Osteochondral defect, Mosaicplasty, Cartilage, ARTICULAR-CARTILAGE REPAIR, AUTOLOGOUS CHONDROCYTE IMPLANTATION, MESENCHYMAL STEM-CELLS, FULL-THICKNESS DEFECTS, MARROW STROMAL CELLS, RABBIT MODEL, CHONDROGENIC DIFFERENTIATION, FOLLOW-UP, IN-VITRO, TRANSPLANTATION
Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated:
Purpose This study investigated the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on articular surfaces on which the mosaicplasty technique was performed. Our hypothesis was that PRP can accelerate the osseointegration process and enhance the quality of articular integrity after the mosaicplasty procedure.