ACI : Autologus Chondrocyte Implantation
Most recent tecnique to treat cartilage disorders.
It is the best treatment modality for treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans as well as Osteochondral lessions.
Dr Jain performed the procedure in 22 year young male with encouraging results
2 step procedure
first step : a piece of cartilage is taken and sent to lab for culture
second step : Cultured chondrocyte are reimplanted in the patient's cartilage defect