Chondromalacia

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Chondromalacia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chondromalacia" returned 35 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

3-D printouts of the tracheobronchial tree generated from CT images as an aid to management in a case of tracheobronchial chondromalacia caused by relapsing polychondritis.
 

Author(s): Matthew David Tam, Stephen David Laycock, David Jayne, Judith Babar, Brendon Noble

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This report concerns a 67 year old male patient with known advanced relapsing polychondritis complicated by tracheobronchial chondromalacia who is increasingly symptomatic and therapeutic options such as tracheostomy and stenting procedures are being considered. The DICOM files from ...

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2014

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A novel biological approach to treat chondromalacia patellae.
 

Author(s): Jaewoo Pak, Jung Hun Lee, Sang Hee Lee

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Mesenchymal stem cells from several sources (bone marrow, synovial tissue, cord blood, and adipose tissue) can differentiate into variable parts (bones, cartilage, muscle, and adipose tissue), representing a promising new therapy in regenerative medicine. In animal models, mesenchymal ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2013

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The role of autologous chondrocyte implantation in the treatment of symptomatic chondromalacia patellae.
 

Author(s): Simon Macmull, Parag K Jaiswal, George Bentley, John A Skinner, Richard W J Carrington, Tim W R Briggs

Journal: Int Orthop. 2012 Jul;36(7):1371-7.

 

Chondromalacia patella is a distinct clinical entity of abnormal softening of the articular cartilage of the patella, which results in chronic retropatellar pain. Its aetiology is still unclear but the process is thought to be a due to trauma to superficial chondrocytes resulting ...

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2012

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Effect of Pulsed Signal Therapy in Patella Chondromalacia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patella Chondromalacia

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Randomized Evaluation of the Efficacy of Synvisc-OneĀ® for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Chondromalacia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chondromalacia Patella; Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2013

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Changes in Quadriceps Function Following Local or Distant Interventions in Individuals With Patellofemoral Pain
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome; Chondromalacia Patellae; Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2014

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