Osteoarthritis is characterized by a slowly progressive degeneration of articular cartilage, particularly in the weight-bearing joints. It is a major growing health concern, but there is a surprising absence of effective medical treatments beyond pain control and surgery. These books are devoted to research protocols on cartilage and osteoarthritis combining both classical and emerging methods that will add to the researchers compendium of knowledge regarding cartilage metabolism in health and disease. Protocols in volume two focus on the study of cartilage at the tissue level of turnover, structure, functioning of normal and diseased articular cartilage through to both invasive and noninvasive means.Rinse fresh rheumatoid synovial tissue samples in cold buffered saline to remove excess fibrin and clotted blood. 2. Remove ... Label all cryoblocks with a cryomarker, wrap them tightly in aluminum foil, and store at a80AdC until sectioning. Ideally ... Fig. 1. Schematic diagram of the LMM procedure LPC, laser 96 Judex et al.
|Title||:||Cartilage and Osteoarthritis|
|Author||:||Massimo Sabatini, Frédéric De Ceuninck, Philippe Pastoureau|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2004-01-01|