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International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 582685, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/582685
Research Article

Polyvinyl Alcohol Hydrogel Irradiated and Acetalized for Osteochondral Defect Repair: Mechanical, Chemical, and Histological Evaluation after Implantation in Rat Knees

1Orthopaedic Biomaterials Laboratory, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo, no. 126, Cidade Universitária “Zeferino Vaz”, 13083-887 Campinas, SP, Brazil
2Department of Plastic, Technical College Campinas (COTUCA), University of Campinas (UNICAMP), 13083-887 Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 10 March 2012; Revised 20 August 2012; Accepted 12 September 2012

Academic Editor: Frank Feyerabend

Copyright © 2012 N. A. Batista et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • David A Bichara, Hatice Bodugoz-Sentruk, Doris Ling, Erik Malchau, Charles R Bragdon, and Orhun K Muratoglu, “Osteochondral defect repair using a polyvinyl alcohol-polyacrylic acid (PVA-PAAc) hydrogel,” Biomedical Materials, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 045012, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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