Experimental Treatment for Articular Cartilage of the Knee

NOVOCART®3D for Treatment of Articular Cartilage of the Knee

This study is to compare NOVOCART 3D relative to Microfracture for the treatment of knee cartilage defects. Efficacy will be evaluated by both pain and function. Safety will also be evaluated.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only

Procedure - Microfracture

Surgical procedure which creates a marrow clot in the prepare cartilage defect.

Biological - NOVOCART 3D

combination product- biologic (autologous chondrocytes) /device (scaffold) implant

A Phase 3, Prospective, Randomized, Partially Blinded Multi-Center Study to Measure the Safety and Efficacy of NOVOCART 3D Compared ot Microfracture in the Treatment of Articular Cartilage Defects