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Hospital for Special Surgery
Caption: "The small pieces of juvenile cartilage are less than a millimeter in size, and what happens is the cells can migrate out of these small pieces of cartilage," said Dr. Scott Rodeo, cochief of the sports medicine and shoulder service at Hospital for Special Surgery. "We are trying to take advantage of the high proliferative capacity of the tissue."
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