Ultrasound-based growth analysis of cultured chondrocyte aggregates

Stephanie Akinyemi, Christina Körbel, Vivienne Willnecker, Matthias Laschke, Monika Hoffmann, Michael Menger, Bernhard Schick & Andreas Naumann
Introduction: The subject of the present study is the in vivo growth behavior of in vitro cultured chondrocyte aggregates. The aim of this study was a repetitive, non-invasive volume determination of engineered cartilage tissue based on human chondrocytes in a mouse model by using 30 MHz ultrasound [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]