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Issues and advances in the early stage diagnosis of osteoarthritis

Abstract:

With the progress of localized treatment procedures such as unicompartmental knee replacement, chondrocyte implantation and osteochondral grafting, it has become important to develop a means of assessing early stage cartilage and bone degradation. This review outlines the recent advances in arthroscopic tools, and discusses the major problems and issues faced in developing effective assessment methods. The central problem in joint tissue assessment is to discriminate degradation from the wide...

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10.1142/S0219581X10006508

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Journal:
International Journal of Nanoscience
Volume:
9
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
39-45
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1793-5350
ISSN:
0219-581X
URN:
uuid:42e1d1f0-c12f-46b4-9940-3dfc42ea0d54
Source identifiers:
232209
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pubs:232209

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