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“Knee Fixing” – A discussion on Articular Cartilage Resurfacing with Caroline Hoemann

Interview with Caroline HoemannIf you thought the only way to repair your damaged knee was to replace it, you might find an interest in cartilage tissue engineering. This new therapy is an alternative to knee replacement for patients who suffer from cartilage lesions in one knee. Professor Hoemann, from the Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal explains in this interview what cartilage tissue engineering is, how it works and how it will transform the life of patients.


Caroline Hoemann on Articular Cartilage Resurfacing


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(Length : 9 min. 11 s.)

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Audio version on iTunes here: Articular Cartilage Resurfacing (iTunes-AUDIO)

Guest :

Caroline Hoemann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
École Polytechnique Montréal
Canada Research Chair in Cartilage Tissue Engineering

Journalist : Pauline Boinot, M.Sc.


December 18, 2009 By: pboinot Category: Innovations, Surgery and devices, Video, Tissue engineering

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  1. 1 - From : Hannah Rosenstein


    I am suffering from cartilage problems in my right knee.

    Please let me know what do I have to do in order to get your


    Thank you in advance


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