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Table 3 Histological evaluation of cartilage treatment using ICRS histological assessment at the 20th week of follow-up after AC and SD treatments

From: Prospective evaluation of serum biomarker levels and cartilage repair by autologous chondrocyte transplantation and subchondral drilling in a canine model

Parameters Autologous chondrocyte transplantation Subchondral drilling
  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8 D9 D10
Surface 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Matrix 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1
Cell distribution 2 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 1
Cell population viability 3 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3
Subchondral bone 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
Cartilage mineralization 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. D1, D2, and so on refer to dog number 1, dog number 2, and so on. AC, autologous chondrocyte transplantation; ICRS, International Cartilage Repair Society; SD, subchondral drilling.