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Abinzano, F. (author)
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the joints that reduces physical function and leads to chronic pain. It occurs mostly in persons from an age of 50 years of older and can be considered a disease of the aging population. Although there is no clear evidence of its effects, induced hyperthermia is sometimes prescribed to these patients...
master thesis 2016
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Karthik Raman, H. (author)
Chondrocyte is the only cell type which constitutes the articular cartilage, is solely responsible for the turnover of extracellular matrix composed of proteoglycans, type II collagen and water. Chondrocytes experience a unique ionic/osmotic environment, which is attributable to the polyanionic proteoglycan, which carry a high fixed negative...
master thesis 2016
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Natenstedt, J. (author)
Ankle injuries are one of the most common sports injuries that often lead to further complications such as cartilage defects. Recovery from these injuries can take a long time and a solution that could aid in the rehabilitation of these injuries is beneficial to the young and active patient group. The goal of this study is to design a device...
master thesis 2015