Presented by Vericel: In this Episode, Dr. Brian Cole explains tears to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), which impacts around 500,000 people each year. Learn about the anatomy of the ACL and the treatment options available for ACL tears.
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.