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Femoral Condyle

The  Femoral Condyle Allograft has been used for resurfacing cartilage defects with mature hyaline cartilage for several decades, with very high success rates. This adaptable graft option is most commonly used with OATS or shell techniques to restore cartilage in the knee, but can also be used to for cartilage restoration of other joints. Published studies have shown that a lateral hemi-condyle can be used successfully to restore the natural curvature of a medial femoral condyle.

JRF Ortho is the largest provider of fresh osteochondral allografts offering viable biologic solutions for a range of challenging joint defects. Studies show that fresh osteochondral allografts with viable chondrocytes have significant functional and clinical advantages.

Femoral Condyle

Features and Benefits

  • Processed in an aseptic environment by highly trained processing technicians
  • After processing, the grafts are refrigerated in JRF Ortho's unique nutrient media with antibiotic that has been shown to maintain cartilage viability during refrigerated storage
  • Studies show that fresh osteochondral allografts transplanted with high chondrocyte viability have significant functional and clinical outcomes
  • Comprehensive inspection criteria to detect allograft imperfections, tissue and cartilage quality
  • Detailed dissection sheets for each individual graft provide the surgeon a photo of the specific graft with all recorded measurements and notations of any slight imperfections that may be present
  • For large cartilage defects, hemi-condyle allografts can be radiographically size-matched to the individual patient
  • Smaller cartilage defects do not usually require a size match
  • Packaging is clearly labeled with expiration date and storage instructions

Surgical Videos

Articular Cartilage Restoration of the Knee: Dr. William Bugbee

Resurfacing Technique for Oval Osteochondral Defects: Dr. Timothy Mologne

Osteochondral Resurfacing- Medial for Lateral: Dr. Timothy Mologne

Biological Reconstruction of the Shoulder: Dr. Brian Cole

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