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High patient satisfaction seen after osteochondral allograft transplantation

Excellent clinical outcomes were seen after fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation in patients with articular cartilage damage of the femoral trochlea, according to study results. Read more

High survival rate found with osteochondral allograft transplantation

High survival rate found with osteochondral allograft transplantation

Following osteochondral allograft transplantation, there was a high survival rate at an average of 5 years with an 86% survivorship and 39% reoperation rate at 5 years. Read more

Cartilage Plugs Could Ease Knee Pain For Many Active Baby Boomers

“By the time you’re an adult, cartilage doesn’t have a way to get nutrients to support  a healing response. So we have to become creative,” Dr. Riley Williams said.… Read more

A better fix for torn ACLs

With traditional ACL repair, surgeons create a tunnel in the upper and lower bones of the knee joint. Each end of the graft is secured to the sides of these tunnels using screws to press the new… Read more

JRF Ortho Launches Fresh Precut OCA Cores

JRF Ortho Launches Fresh Precut OCA Cores

JRF Ortho, one the nation’s largest non-profit providers of fresh osteochondral allografts, announced the launch of a new proprietary allograft, Fresh OCA Cores. The Cores are a great alternative… Read more

Improved Technique Could Provide Longer-Lasting Joint Function

A common method of implanting donor tissue into the femur part of the hip joint is to use multiple small, cylinder-shaped plugs of bone and cartilage to fill in a damaged area. Crist's team… Read more

Key trends on incorporating knee allografts into orthopedic ORs

We were concerned that using an osteochondral allograft would potentially lead to subsequent problems related to the development of a symptomatic osteochondral problem. However, the procedure has… Read more

How innovative fresh osteochondral allografts in orthopedics affect patient care

It opens up more options for me. Fresh osteochondral allograft is FDA-approved for joints throughout the body and it has allowed more options and creative solutions for cartilage and/or bony impacts… Read more

New AAOS guidelines outline prevention and treatment strategies for ACL injuries

New AAOS guidelines outline prevention and treatment strategies for ACL injuries

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has approved Appropriate Use Criteria (AUCs) for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention programs and treatment,… Read more

Dr. Robert Laprade Creates Video Series For Doctors, Patients

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