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Healing of Cartilage

(see also: Chondral Injuries: Nourishment) Discussion articular cartilage is avascular & is prevented from mounting a vascular response when there is isolated cartilage injury; absence of vessels w/ in cartilage imposes limitations on healing potential; indeed, some traumatic defects in cartilage apparently never heal; chondrocytes in articular cartilage are capable of cell division & are … Read more