Workshop held in November 2000, manuscripts published as a supplement to the October 2001 issue ofClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®(CORR)

Issue Table of Contents

The Classic – Age Changes in Articular Cartilage

Symptomatic Articular Cartilage Degeneration – The Impact in the New Millennium

Composition and Structure of Articular Cartilage – A Template for Tissue Repair

Growth Responses of Cartilage to Static and Dynamic Compression

Integrin – Interleukin-4 Mechanotransduction Pathways in Human Chondrocytes

In Vitro Models for Investigation of the Effects of Acute Mechanical Injury on Cartilage

The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Articular Chondrocyte Regulation

Impact of Mechanical Trauma on Matrix and Cells

Cartilage Damage by Matrix Degradation Productions – Fibronectin Fragments

Cytokines in Cartilage Injury and Repair

In Vivo Changes After Mechanical Injury

Differences in Mesenchymal Tissue Repair

Differences in Repair Responses Between Immature and Mature Cartilage

Age-Associated Changes in Cartilage Matrix – Implications for Tissue Repair

Cartilage Regeneration Using Principles of Tissue Engineering

Chonodrogenesis in Cartilage Repair Is Induced by Members of the Transforming Growth Factor-Beta Superfamily

Structural Barrier Principle for Growth Factor-Based Articular Cartilage Repair

The Role of Periosteum in Cartilage Repair

Human Meniscus Cell – Characterization of the Primary Culture and Use for Tissue Engineering

Chondral Defects in Animal Models – Effects of Selected Repair Procedures in Canines

Improved Cartilage Repair After Treatment with Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound

Growth Factors and Cartilage Repair

Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering

Matrices for Cartilage Repair

In Vitro Generation of Scaffold Independent Neocartilage

Functional Tissue Engineering – The Role of Biomechanics in Articular Cartilage Repair

Arthroscopic Abrasion Arthroplasty – A Review

Long-Term Followup of Fresh Femoral Osteochondral Allografts for Posttraumatic Knee Defects

Mosaicplasty for Treatment of Articular Defects of the Knee and Ankle

Autologous Chonrocytes Used for Articular Cartilage Repair – An Update

Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for Focal Chondral Defects of the Knee

Microfracture – Surgical Technique and Rehabilitation to Treat Chondral Defects

Cartilage Imaging Techniques – Current Clinical Applications and State of the Art Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Articular Cartilage

Preclinical Cartilage Repair – Current Status and Future Perspectives

Clinical Objectives for Cartilage Repair