Cartilage replacement is a surgical procedure performed to replace the worn out cartilage with the new cartilage. It is usually performed to treat patients with small areas of cartilage damage
Cartilage Repair and Transplantation
Articular Cartilage is the white tissue lining the end of bones where these bones connect to form joints.
OATS (Osteochondral Autologous Transfer Surgery)
OATS is "osteochondral autograft transfer system". It is one of the two types of cartilage transfer procedures and the other procedure is "Mosaicplasty".
Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) is a procedure to treat the articular cartilage defects of the knee.