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Table 1 Description of the experimental design

From: Intra-articular delivery of adipose derived stromal cells attenuates osteoarthritis progression in an experimental rabbit model

Groups Number of animals Treatments Follow-up
Sham group 3 Sham operation 8 wks
OA group 9 ACLT 8, 16, 24 wks
4% RSA group 24 4% RSA 16 to 24 wks
2 × 10 6 ASC group 24 2 × 106 ASCs 16 to 24 wks
6 × 10 6 ASC group 24 6 × 106 ASCs 16 to 24 wks
Biodistribution group 9 labeled - ASCs 3, 7, 20 days
  1. ACLT, anterior cruciate ligament transection; ASCs, adipose stem cells; OA, osteoarthritis; RSA, rabbit serum albumin; wks, weeks