The Paper: “Effects of stem cell seeding on histologic and mechanical properties of osteochondral reconstructions in the mini-pig. ” received the 3rd prize award for the best research paper of the AGA 2013 and was presented from Vladimir Martinek, Frank Bömers of DJO, and Wolf Petersen. The Research Grant proposal: “Heterotopic in-vivo culture of ligament grafts with biphasic structure under mechanical stimulation in the sheep model” was accepted.
The Paper: “In vitro analysis of different therapeutic medications on fibroblasts from arthrofibrotic tissue” received the 2nd prize award for the best research paper of the AGA 2012 and was presented from Frank Bömers and Petra Gräf (picture) of DJO.
Former Salucartilage implants that were not available in German hospitals return to the knee joint. The modified implant has a conical shape and comes with new implantation instruments. The first implantation of the redesigned implants in the knee joint is scheduled in MHH for June 20th, 2012. For more information visit: www.cartiva.com.