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Patent: 4,846,835

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Summary for Patent: 4,846,835
Title: Technique for healing lesions in cartilage
Abstract:A grafting technique entailing the transplantation of chondrocytes for promoting the healing of lesions in articular cartilage, use being made for this purpose of in vitro autologous cultured chondrocytes prior to transplantation. The chondrocytes are preferably seeded in a three-dimensional collagen matrix which serves as the graft material. In order to internally fix the graft during the healing process, use is made of a periosteal flap which is sutured to the cartilage after the graft material is implanted therein.
Inventor(s): Grande; Daniel A. (Glen Cove, NY)
Application Number:07/061,952
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 4,846,835

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Vericel Corporation CARTICEL SM SERVICE autologous cultured chondrocytes Injection 103661 08/22/1997 See Plans and Pricing 2039-02-26
Vericel Corporation MACI autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane Cell Sheets 125603 12/13/2016 See Plans and Pricing 2039-02-26
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