Osteochondral Repair Using Plug Fashioned From Partial Distal Allograft Femur Or Condyle

Abstract

A method and apparatus for repairing isolated chondral defects using allograft implants. Lesions in articular tissue are corrected by forming a recipient socket in the tissue. A donor graft of a size corresponding to the recipient socket is harvested from a partial tissue specimen obtained from allograft material. The donor graft is implanted into the recipient socket.


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  • Publication: Oct 25, 2011
  • Application: Sep 23, 2004
    US US 94721704 A
  • Priority: Sep 23, 2004
    US US 94721704 A
  • Priority: Sep 23, 2004
    US US 50651304 P

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