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Knee Cartilage Transplant Video Performed by Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Brian Cole

Knee Cartilage Transplant Video Performed by Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Brian Cole

Do you want to learn more about knee cartilage transplantation? Watch Dr. Cole on "The Doctors" treat a young college football player using this breakthrough surgery. Read more

Criteria For Osteochondral Graft Matching Too Restrictive?

With all of the patients awaiting an allograft size match, a team of researchers set out to determine if lateral femoral condyle (LFC) grafts could be used to restore the articular surface in patients… Read more

How Do Age Or Gender Affect Shoulder Surgery?

“The most important findings were that both age and sex affect the outcomes of reverse TSA. This information can help surgeons align patient expectations with expected outcomes based on their… Read more

Older Patients with Knee Pain May Benefit from Allograft Transplant Technique

“Our findings note that patients older than 40 may benefit from using a fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation to treat focal cartilage defects, a common cause of knee pain in… Read more

First-of-its kind knee surgery in Lubbock gives young woman hope

First-of-its kind knee surgery in Lubbock gives young woman hope

A few months after the initial consultation, Ferguson performed a partial knee transplant using BioUni OATS instruments and technique provided by a company called Anthrex. The procedure was the first… Read more

Allografts offer cost, healing benefits in sports medicine

Weighing the risks and gains of allografts vs. autografts, surgeons reported allograft knee procedures prove more successful by diminishing pain, cutting costs and improving function and quality of… Read more

Osteochondral allograft transplantation effective for certain knee cartilage repairs

Osteochondral allograft transplantation effective for certain knee cartilage repairs

"The modern technique of OCA transplantation for treating isolated femoral condyle lesions offers patient better results over other cartilage repair procedures," commented Tírico. "These results… Read more

Prevention of Infection in the Hamstring ACL Reconstruction

The bottom line is that soaking a Hamstring graft during surgery in a Vancomycin saline solution (500mg Vancomycin in 100cc NS) has been shown to completely eradicate HS ACLR infection.  Read more

Condyle-Specific Matching For OCA Not So Helpful

"...I don’t think the size of the implants (typically 22-30mm) necessitated that. I could always find some place on the medial or lateral condyle that matched up with the affected area in the… Read more

New report examines the global soft tissue allografts market

New report examines the global soft tissue allografts market

The global market for soft tissue allografts has a prosperous future, and is projected to experience incrementing demand at a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025.  Read more