|Microfracture - where a small pick is used to create tiny holes in the damaged area, allow blood and stem cells to enter the area.||ACI (autologous cartilage implantation) is an umbrella term for cell-based cartilage repair procedures and there are a number of variations with slightly different materials and/or surgical procedures.||Mosaicplasty - larger defects may be managed with a number of smaller osteochondral plugs.|
articular cartilage repair
joint cartilage repair
hyaline cartilage repair
Evolution of Autologous Chondrocyte Repair and Comparison to Other Cartilage Repair Techniques. Dewan AK, Gibson MA, Elisseeff JH, and Trice ME. Biomed Res Int. 2014; 2014: 272481.