“NOVOCARTÂ®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.
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