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Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

USC Orthopaedic Surgery / Treatments / Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

In this two-part surgical procedure, healthy cartilage is scraped and removed from the bone through arthroscopy. The cartilage cells are then cultured and expended over a three-to-five-week period. In a second procedure, the newly grown cultured cells are implanted into cartilage defects in the joint.

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