Hydrogel Delivery of Extracellular Vesicles to Treat Osteoarthritis
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June 2020 -
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Articular cartilage has limited intrinsic healing capacity, and as a result, any injury, as well as the natural aging process, may lead to osteoarthritis (OA). Various reconstructive techniques are being employed for treatment of focal defects; however, there are few approaches being developed to address damage across cartilage surfaces with OA and to alter the progression of the disease. Although there are therapeutic molecules that may be of interest to treat OA, their systemic application is...