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  • adj. Pertaining to bone and cartilage.


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osteo- +‎ chondral


  • He rejected the traditional repairs - fusion and the use of an artificial joint - to try a procedure known as osteochondral allograft, in which human tissue from a donor bank is used to reinforce what is already there.

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  • Of those 26 players, 22 (84.6 percent) had osteochondral lesions, including:

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  • Twenty-five percent of young players experience elbow pain; pitchers have highest rate of osteochondral lesions

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  • One type of overuse includes osteochondral lesions, which are tears or fractures in the cartilage and underlying bone, covering the elbow joint.

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  • Effect of He-Ne laser radiation on healing of osteochondral defect in rabbit: A histological study, pg.

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  • Pitchers are found to have the highest rate of osteochondral lesions, tears or fractures in the cartilage covering one of the bones in a joint.

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  • The CRD is intended to serve as a scaffold for cellular and matrix in-growth in osteochondral defect repair such as bone and/or cartilage, which is not intrinsic to the stability of the tissue.

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  • The Kensey Nash Cartilage Repair Device (CRD) is a biphasic, bioresorbable scaffold intended to be implanted at the site of a focal articular cartilage lesion or osteochondral defect in the knee.

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  • "This is the first study to show that people who undergo osteochondral allograft transplantation can return to sports," said Riley Williams, III, M.D., director of the


  • The Cartilage Repair Device (CRD) is a unique synthetic bioresorbable implant designed to address chondral and osteochondral defects.



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