04846835 is referenced by 335 patents and cites 9 patents.

A grafting technique entailing the transplantation of chondrocytes for promoting the healing of lesions in articular cartilage, use being made for this purpose of in vitro autologous cultured chondrocytes prior to transplantation. The chondrocytes are preferably seeded in a three-dimensional collagen matrix which serves as the graft material. In order to internally fix the graft during the healing process, use is made of a periosteal flap which is sutured to the cartilage after the graft material is implanted therein.

Title
Technique for healing lesions in cartilage
Application Number
7/61952
Publication Number
4846835
Application Date
June 15, 1987
Publication Date
July 11, 1989
Inventor
Daniel A Grande
12 Laurel Ave., Glen Cove, 11542
NY, US
Agent
Michael Ebert
IPC
A61F 2/02
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