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Effect of Mechanical Stimulation on the Biomechanics of Stem Cell: Collagen Sponge Constructs for Patellar Tendon Repair

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Natalia Juncosa-Melvin, Jason T. Shearn, Gregory P. Boivin, Cynthia Gooch, David L. Butler

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Marc T. Galloway

Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center, Cincinnati, OH

Paper No. SBC2007-175814, pp. 983-984; 2 pages
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Keystone, Colorado, USA, June 20–24, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4798-5
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME


Tendons (rotator cuff, Achilles and patellar tendons) are among the most commonly injured soft tissues [1]. Many techniques for repair/reconstruction have been attempted (e.g. sutures, resorbable biomaterials, autografts, and allografts) with varying success. A tissue engineered repair using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) is and attractive option [2–4] but the stiffness and strength of currently available constructs are insufficient for clinical use [6].

Copyright © 2007 by ASME



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