Total Replace: Angels Back Orthonika’s Natural Tissue-Replicating Meniscus Implant
This article was originally published in Clinica
Surgery of the meniscus is the most commonly performed knee procedure and the market for products to repair or replace these semilunar discs of fibrocartilaginous tissue – vital for maintaining the integrity of the knee and to cushion the impact during movement – is crowded. DePuy Synthes, Covidien, CONMED Corporation and Smith & Nephew PLC are just some of the big players offering meniscal repair surgical tools, while smaller companies like Active Implants LLC and Orthox Ltd are developing synthetic implants for partial meniscal replacements.
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