Autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis is a one-stage cartilage repair technique.

The cartilage defect is cleaned up, microfracture performed, and then covered with a collagen matrix held in place with a combination of fibrin glue and the patient's own serum.

Synonyms: 
AMIC
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This is the editor's 'interpretation' of a 2011 publication in the medical journals that gives an overview of cartilage injury, a brief description of current treatment options and outcomes, and a discussion of principles and techniques of MACI.

Biologic Knee Replacement

A course by knee surgeon, Dr Kevin R Stone M.D. of the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California, USA.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis in the Knee: A Review. Lee YH, Suzer F and Thermann H. Cartilage. 2014 Jul;5(3):145-53.


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Knee arthritis interventions when you are too young for a total knee replacement - ebook