Hyalex Orthopaedics, Inc discovered novel HYALEX® Cartilage System to repair cartilage defects.
The HYALEX Cartilage System not only repairs cartilage defects but can also be used to restore functions of patients with loss of knee articular cartilage and bone who need a surgical procedure.
Compared to other cartilage solutions which requiremultiple surgeries and regeneration, HYALEX® Cartilageis designed with a biomimetic materials platform featuring off-the-shelf, one-step, increased strength, reduced friction and low wear solution.
The HYALEX® Cartilage System consisting of biomimetic material propertieshas the potential to restorea damaged joint surface and interrupt the progression of cartilage degeneration. Moreover, this changing technology will be applied to orthopaedics.
Currently, the system is in pre-clinical development stage with encouraging results so far.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for
HYALEX® Cartilage System.