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Figure 3 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Figure 3

From: Does Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment repair articular cartilage injury? A rabbit model study

Figure 3

Gross photography of cartilage defect (white arrow). (A) Post-surgery: A femoral condylar cartilage defect was created surgically deep to calcification zone until subchondral bone exposure. (B) Post-surgery 3-months without LIPUS treatment: persisted exist cartilage defect without obvious coverage of proliferative tissue. (C) Post-surgery 3-months with LIPUS treatment: proliferative tissue filled the defect to form a rough surface instead of hollow defect.

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