Surgeons Create ‘New’ Knee Cartilage From Stem Cells In Hip

By |2018-07-13T09:37:17-05:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: Rheumatology|Tags: , , |

New knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis Surgeons in Southampton have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis – and extend sporting careers. The procedure, which is currently being trialed at Southampton General Hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient’s own hip, and surgical glue. Known as [...]