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Meniscal Transplant in Patients 50 and Younger Relieves Pain, Delays Additional Surgery

Sixty-three percent of meniscal transplants were viable at 10 years. Only 11 percent of patients with successful transplants had pain when engaging in daily activities. Also, nearly three-fourths of… Read more

Osteochondral allograft transplantation improved functional scores, survivorship

Osteochondral allograft transplantation improved functional scores, survivorship

Osteochondral allograft transplantation performed as either primary treatment or after failure of previous subchondral marrow stimulation had favorable results, with significant improvement of… Read more

Restoring Cartilage: The Holy Grail of Orthopaedics

For decades, researchers have been investigating different methods of cartilage repair, but no approach has yet risen to “gold standard” status. In the June 24, 2015 edition of JBJS… Read more

Meniscus preservation is key first step of cartilage repair

Meniscus preservation in surgery is the critical first step in cartilage repair. Read more

High patient satisfaction, improved function found after meniscal allograft transplantation

High patient satisfaction, improved function found after meniscal allograft transplantation

Patients who undergo meniscal allograft transplantation had high patient satisfaction and improvement in function, according to results presented here at the International Cartilage Repair Society… Read more

No return to OR found 90 days after meniscal allograft transplantation

“The key take-home point to our study is that following meniscal allograft transplantation using our national assessment we had a 90-day return to OR rate of zero,” Frank McCormick,… Read more

New Study Shows Allograft Processing Matters

The study found BioCleanse® graft processing, younger patient age, Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone (BPTB) allografts and irradiation over 1.8 Mrad were all associated with a higher risk of clinical… Read more

ACL surgery may significantly improve physical health and function in younger athletes

ACL surgery may significantly improve physical health and function in younger athletes

ACL reconstruction resulted in large improvements in the physical function scores, with a mean improvement of 12 points (out of 100) at two years and six years following surgery. Read more

Cartilage Repair: Is it possible? An update from the Orthopedic Research Society symposium

In his talk, “A Physician-Scientist’s Perspective: 25 years of clinical effort.” Dr. Stone highlighted the various techniques that have been created to repair cartilage and showed… Read more

AlloSource® Announces Positive Clinical Results for AlloTrue™ - Low-Dose Irradiated Tendons

AlloSource® today announced that its tendons processed using its proprietary AlloTrue™ cleansing process, as well as low-dose irradiation, are effective when used in anterior cruciate… Read more