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Dr Deryk Jones' Interview on Cartilage Procedures
Oschner surgeon champions new knee repair treatment
In early 2017, the FDA approved a new form of knee repair surgery in the United States – MACI (Matrix-Induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation). New Orleans-based doctor Deryk Jones took note and began performing the procedure almost immediately, using patients’ DNA to regrow cartilage onto a membrane that doctors later affix to damaged parts of the knee.