hyaline cartilage


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hyaline cartilage

[′hī·ə·lən ′kärt·lij]
(histology)
A translucent connective tissue comprising about two-thirds clear, homogeneous matrix with few or no collagen fibrils.
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Notch area grafts are also available but less favorable, due to the concave hyaline cartilage surface.
Six of the 15 femoral condyle patients showed only hyaline cartilage on their biopsy, 5 had a mixture of hyaline and fibrocartilage, and 4 had only fibro-cartilage.
7) However, most of long-term follow-up studies do not demonstrate adequate pain relief, probably due to fibrocartilaginous repair tissue that lacks the durability and the mechanical properties of articular hyaline cartilage.
Previous experimental and clinical experience with autogenous osteochondral grafting has demonstrated that the transplanted hyaline cartilage has a good rate of survival.
OceanBASIS expects these new chondrocytes to create hyaline cartilage within the joint, leaving patients with significantly decreased pain and improved mobility in a few short weeks.
RTI's fresh-stored OC allografts enable surgeons to resurface hyaline cartilage defects with mature hyaline cartilage and healthy subcondral bone in a single procedure.
The fresh-stored OC talus enables surgeons to resurface cartilage defects in the ankle with mature hyaline cartilage and healthy subchondral bone in a single procedure.
These lesions replace normal bone with hyaline cartilage, which appears radiolucent with internal calcifications on plain radiographs.
Microscopic examination showed these to be composed mostly of lobulated, bland, hypocellular, mature hyaline cartilage and two fragments of muscularis propria (Fig.
Speak to your orthopedic surgeon and find out the quality of the articular hyaline cartilage on your femoral, tibial, and patellar sides.
Generally the lesions appear similar to other hyaline cartilage foci, with high signal intensity foci on T2-weighted images and low intensity demonstrated on T1 images.
Replacing the glossy hyaline cartilage that coats the ends of bones has been an elusive goal with a long learning curve.