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Aug 27, 2021

Injected hydrogel could help regenerate damaged cartilage in joints

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A new hydrogel could help improve the treatment of damaged cartilage in knees and other joints. The unique properties of the gel, which provides a scaffold for cartilage cells to grow on, allow it to be implanted via keyhole surgery.

“We will start human trials soon,” says Qiuning Lin at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

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