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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 717912, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/717912
Research Article

Arthroscopic Fixation of Cell Free Polymer-Based Cartilage Implants with a Bioinspired Polymer Surface on the Hip Joint: A Cadaveric Pilot Study

1Department of Orthopaedic Sports Surgery, Ruhr-University Bochum, St. Josef-Hospital, Gudrunstrße 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Munich (LMU), Campus Großhadern, Marchioninistraße 15, 81377 München, Germany
3BioTissue Technologies GmbH, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
4Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
5Westphalian Institute for Biomimetics, Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, Münsterstraße 265, 46397 Bocholt, Germany

Received 18 April 2014; Accepted 5 August 2014; Published 28 August 2014

Academic Editor: Martin Stoddart

Copyright © 2014 Matthias Lahner 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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