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Bilayer Collagen Matrix

Chondro-Gide® is the leading natural collagen matrix in cartilage regeneration. This easy to handle matrix can be used to treat cartilage defects with various surgical methods. Chondro-Gide® consists of natural collagen. The unique bilayer structure of the matrix is manufactured in a patented process.

Surgical Techniques using Chondro-Gide

AMIC® (Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis) AMIC® is a single step, cost efficient and effective technique for treating traumatic cartilage defects. Chondro-Gide® offers a protective environment for cell differentiation and the formation of new cartilage.

AMIC can be applied to any region of the body were a cartilage lesion is causing pain and the preferred approach is a reparaitve technique.  The Geistlich Proceedings brochure from ICRS 2017 gives an excellent overview of the technique across Hip, Knee and Ankle – Click here


Although usually performed via a mini arthrotomy, arthroscopic placement of the chondrogide is possible.   Below are three different examples of this.

AMIC Hip Athroscopy

Dr. Andrea Fontana

AMIC Knee Dry Arthroscopy

Dr. Tomasz Piontek

AMIC Talus Dry Arthroscopy

Mr. Paulo Torres

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