Histological and Immunohistochemical Analyses of Articular Cartilage During Onset and Progression of Pre- and Early-Stage Osteoarthritis in a Rodent Model

On postoperative day three, histological changes, including chondrocyte death, reduced matrix staining, and superficial fibrillation, were observed. Simultaneously, a compensatory increase in matrix staining was observed.
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