NANOFRACTURE – SMALLER, DEEPER AND BETTER

The NanoFx® (Nanofracture) offers a “Smaller, Deeper, Better” solution compared to a standard microfracture procedure. The tools are specially designed for performing a microfracture procedure for treatment of small localized articular cartilage defect sites.

NanoFx® is Indicated for :

  • Chondral Defect
  • Osteochondral Defect

Why SMALLER DEEPER BETTER?

Smaller, Deeper and Better perforation results in Better Osteochondral Repair.

  1. Improved reactivity to type II collagen which a major component of normal cartilage matrix
  2. Decreased reactivity to type I collagen (fibro cartilage)
  3. More proteoglycans in the repair tissue

How is the treatment being performed?

It can be performed using Arthroscopy. Every perforation about 2-3mm apart.

Recovery Period & Physiotherapy Involved.

Recovery Period & Physiotherapy Involved. Patient has to be non-weight bearing for 6 weeks post surgery. The Physiotherapy regiment is Similar to Microfracture procedure.