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Perforated Allograft Cartilage

  • Jack Farr
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Abstract

Allograft cartilage has been established as one tool in the cartilage restoration armamentarium. Fresh-stored osteochondral allograft (OCA) has a long history of efficacy, yet availability remains challenging. To address the availability concerns, new products have been introduced starting with DeNovo® NT particulated cartilage. Expanding on that knowledge base of cartilage-only tissue and the knowledge that bone is the source of most recognized antigens, allograft cartilage with minimal bone is currently supplied by two suppliers.

Keywords

Cartiform® ProChondrix® Cryopreserved Perforated cartilage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Farr
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  1. 1.OrthoIndy Knee Preservation and Cartilage Restoration Center of IndianaIndianapolisUSA

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