Repair of cartilage defects with periosteal grafts.

Ulutas K., Menderes A., Karaca C., Ozkal S.

British journal of plastic surgery, vol.58, no.1, pp.65-72, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjps.2004.05.010
  • Journal Name: British journal of plastic surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-72
  • Keywords: cartilage, periosteum, graft, hyaluronan, RABBITS, BONE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Alternative sources for repair of cartilage defects are limited and donor sites are associated with morbidity. It is known that cartilage development from periosteal grafts is possible. Various factors have been found positively to affect this process in experimental settings. However, all of these studies were limited to joint cartilage.