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Table 5 Summary of histological features

From: A preliminary study of osteochondral regeneration using a scaffold-free three-dimensional construct of porcine adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells

  Animal no. 1 Animal no. 2
Control site Implanted site Control site Implanted site
Cartilage Surface Irregularity Smooth Smooth Smooth
Matrix Fibrous tissue Fibrocartilage Fibrocartilage Mixture; hyaline/fibrocartilage (transformation)
Subchondral bone Granulation tissue Increased remodeling Detached (in the bottom half of the defect) Increased remodeling (endochondral ossification)