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Article Title: Hyaline Cartilage Regeneration on Osteochondral Defects by Intraarticular Injection of Human Peripheral Blood CD 34+ Stem Cells, Hyaluronic Acid and Growth Factor in a Rat Model
Author: Basuki Supartono, Errol Hutagalung, Ismail, Arief Boediono, Toshiro Shirakawa, Samsuridjal Djauzi, Ahmad Aulia Yusuf, Nuryati C Siregar, Jacub Pandelaki, Adang Bachtiar, Katsumi Shigemura
Published Date: July 18, 2018
The knee joint cartilage often suffers from a defect and it causes a serious health problem. CD 34+ stem cells have been studied to heal the bone fracture, however, the cells have never been studied to repair cartilage. This study also focuses on the use of scaffold and growth factor affecting the healing of cartilage defect using CD34+ cells.