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AMIC® Talus

An innovative biological cartilage repair method for treating chondral and osteochondral defects in the talus.

  • A minimally invasive, one-step surgical technique for the treatment of chondral and osteochondral lesions larger than 1 cm2
  • Based on microfracturing, the established first-line treatment
  • Natural protection of the super clot resulting from Chondro-Gide®’s unique bilayer structure
  • Positive influence on chondrogenic cell differentiation through Chondro-Gide®
  • Marked reduction in discomfort, even after resumption of sports activities
  • Promising clinical results
  • Straightforward, cost-efficient surgical technique


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  3. Fuss M, Ehlers EM. Characteristics of human chondrocytes, osteoblasts and fibroblasts seeded onto a type I/III collagen sponge under different culture conditions. A light scanning and transmission electron microscopy study. Ann Anat 2000; 182:303-310
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Dr. Sanja Saftic
International Product Manager