Cartilage Repair Using Autologous Chondrocyte | HC Chang Orthopaedic Surgery

Full thickness cartilage defect of the knee can be repaired using Matrix-induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI). What is MACI? MACI implant is a 20cm2 (5 x 4cm) Type I/III collagen membrane seeded with up to 20 million autologous chondrocytes (living cartilage cells). This works out to approximately 1 million cells per cm2. The implant is … Continue reading