Cartilage transplant shows promise in treating joint injuries, expert says

06/25/2013 | San Diego Union-Tribune

Cartilage transplants play an important role in the ongoing revolution in treatments for patients with joint injuries, writes Dr. William Bugbee, an orthopedic surgeon. Cartilage and bone transplants serve as an alternative when conservative treatments fail to bring relief. Donated cartilage can be kept for weeks, he writes, because it does not need to be supplied with blood.

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