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MACI® implant uses patient’s cartilage cells to repair damaged joints

Health Care Innovation Honoree

In 2017, Christopher Brown, M.D., medical director of Rochester Regional Health Sports Medicine program, became the first surgeon in Upstate New York to use a new treatment that uses a patient’s own cartilage cells to repair knee damage. The groundbreaking surgery took place at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. The treatment involves the placement of a MACI® implant, ...

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