Piezoelectric tissue scaffold stimulates knee cartilage repair

IMG 5439 crop2 300x222Researchers at the USA’s University of Connecticut have used piezoelectric biodegradable nanofibre tissue scaffold technology to successfully regrow cartilage directly in a rabbit’s knee, which could represent a promising step toward healing joints and treating disorders, such as osteoarthritis, in humans.

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