Articular cartilage

Smooth, white, highly specialized tissue on the ends of bones where they come together to form joints

The hazard of misunderstanding knee OA

What we understand about our illness has implications for how we go about addressing it. Physical Activity and Population Health BJSM Blog Series. British Journal of Sports Medicine Pauline Norris, Otago Daily Times 18 March 2019 How … READ MORE

The cure for osteoarthritis

A knee that is as good as new again, without major surgery or a prosthesis. That is something osteoarthritis patients can only dream of. But this will soon change, according to UT professor Marcel Karperien. If all goes well, the … READ MORE

Success in 3D bio-printing of cartilage

A team of researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D bio-printer. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in this manner is a success in itself. In … READ MORE

3D printable implants may ease damaged knees

Printable hydrogel matches the strength and elasticity of human cartilage. A cartilage-mimicking material created by researchers at Duke University may one day allow surgeons to 3D print replacement knee parts that are custom-shaped … READ MORE
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