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Animal research, Health

16 - 10 - 2015

Joints : a ‘living’ implant repairs the cartilage

A French team has developed an implant that promotes the regeneration of cartilage thanks to stem cells and growth factors. Researchers have confirmed the efficacy of this implant in various animal models. Clinical trials are expected to take place in 2016 in order to test this innovation on 62 patients with knee injuries.