Ligament Tissue Engineering

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Khan, Wasim;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Regenerative Strategies for the Treatment of Knee Joint Disabilities
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.7797
  • Subject: Biomedical Engineering | Regenerative Medicine/Tissue Engineering | Biomaterials | Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials
    mesheuropmc: human activities | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

Ligaments are commonly injured in the knee joint, and have a poor capacity for healing due to their relative avascularity. Ligament reconstruction is well established for injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament rupture, however the use of autografts and allografts f... View more
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