Presented by Vericel: In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole highlights the management and treatment of meniscus tears without osteoarthritis.
INTRODUCING MACI CARTILAGE REPAIR USING YOUR OWN CELLS
MACI uses your own cells to create durable repair tissue for knee cartilage
damage and can Reduce pain, Improve function and Provide lasting results.
HOW MACI WORKS
A sample of your cartilage cells (chondrocytes) is sent to a laboratory and embedded on a special collagen membrane which your doctor then implants into your knee. The cartilage cells regenerate, forming a repair tissue that is able to fill the cartilage defect.
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