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  1. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of combining rhFGF18 or BMP-7 with a biphasic collagen/GAG osteochondral scaffold (Chondromimetic) on the repair of osteochondral defects in sheep.

    Authors: Alan Getgood, Frances Henson, Carrie Skelton, Roger Brooks, Hans Guehring, Lisa A Fortier and Neil Rushton

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:13

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  2. Content type: Review

    Meniscus integrity is the key for joint health of the knee. Therefore, the main goal of every meniscus treatment should be the maintenance of as much meniscus tissue as possible.

    Authors: Peter Angele, Richard Kujat, Matthias Koch and Johannes Zellner

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:12

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    Osteomyelitis is a devastating condition whose treatment relies on the detection of bacteria. The current standard of microbiology culture may not be adequate. Molecular biology based diagnostic procedures for...

    Authors: Brian D Mariani, Daniel S Martin, Antonia F Chen, Haruyo Yagi, Sheldon S Lin and Rocky S Tuan

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:9

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    Several techniques have been used during the years to treat chondral and osteochondral lesions. Among them, the emerging trend in the field of osteochondral regeneration is to treat the entire osteochondral un...

    Authors: Elizaveta Kon, Giuseppe Filardo, Francesco Perdisa, Giulia Venieri and Maurilio Marcacci

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:10

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    Aggrecan is a large proteoglycan bearing numerous chondroitin sulfate and keratan sulfate chains that endow articular cartilage with its ability to withstand compressive loads. It is present in the extracellul...

    Authors: Peter J Roughley and John S Mort

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:8

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  6. Content type: Research

    Trauma, osteomyelitis, bone tumour resections and congenital deformities are the main causes of bone deficiency in which autologous graft is the preferred treatment, but usually the bone supplies are limited.

    Authors: Juan Carlos Jacinto-Tinajero, Daniel Ascencio, Brenda Marquina, Jorge Barrios-Payán, Maria Concepcion Gutierrez, Miguel Gomez Lim and Rogelio Hernández Pando

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:11

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  7. Content type: Research

    Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction requires a precise evaluation of previous tunnel locations and diameters. Enlargement of the tunnels, despite not usually affecting primary reconstructi...

    Authors: Bernardo Crespo, Cathrine Aga, Katharine J Wilson, Shannon M Pomeroy, Robert F LaPrade, Lars Engebretsen and Coen A Wijdicks

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:2

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    The high loads on adolescent athletes’ musculoskeletal system are known to cause morphological and degenerative changes in bone, intervertebral discs and joints. It has been suggested that the cam deformity of...

    Authors: Páll Sigurgeir Jónasson, Lars Ekström, Anna Swärd, Mikael Sansone, Mattias Ahldén, Jón Karlsson and Adad Baranto

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:4

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  9. Content type: Research

    Implants for fracture and/or osteotomy fixation are often tested according to basic mechanical test models such as open gap tests or 4-point-bending tests. These may be suitable to test and compare different i...

    Authors: Justus-Martijn Brinkman, Christof Hurschler, Jens Agneskirchner, Philip Lobenhoffer, René M Castelein and Ronald J van Heerwaarden

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:1

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    Laboratory spinal biomechanical tests using human cadaveric or animal spines have limitations in terms of disease transmission, high sample variability, decay and fatigue during extended testing protocols. The...

    Authors: Tian Wang, Jonathon R Ball, Mattew H Pelletier and William R Walsh

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2014 1:3

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