Figure 3: Photomicrograph of the section of the regenerative cartilage with the fibrin-chondrocyte mixture 12 weeks after implantation (Massonís trichorme staining for collagen. x40).
(A) Cartilage repaired with the fibrin-chondrocyte mixture shows numerous irregular groups of chondrocytes with an abundance of collagen.
(B) Transitional region between the original and the regenerated cartilage.
(C) Original cartilage.