Tendon Patellar

Specific details and benefits on each type of graft are provided in the product information and technical specification sheets, which can be viewed and downloaded below.

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Product Variants

Frozen Whole

Donated from deceased tissue donors. The patellar bone, tendon and tibial insertion point are dissected away from the knee joint, and adherent fatty tissue removed. The graft is cell and marrow depleted and decontaminated by washing in 70% ethanol.It is packed as an individual graft with minimum measurements: tendon and bone block width 2cm, tendon length 3cm.

Frozen Irradiated Whole

Donated from deceased tissue donors. The patellar bone, tendon and tibial insertion point are dissected away from the knee joint, and adherent fatty tissue removed. The graft is cell and marrow depleted, decontaminated by washing in 70% ethanol and sterilized with gamma irradiation.It is packed as an individual graft with minimum measurements: tendon and bone block width 2cm, tendon length 3cm.

Frozen Shaped

Donated from deceased tissue donors. The patellar bone, tendon and tibial insertion point are dissected away from the knee joint, and adherent fatty tissue removed. The graft is cell and marrow depleted and decontaminated by washing in 70% ethanol. Packed as individual units cut to a specific size: tendon width approximately 10mm, bone blocks 9mm, 10mm or 11mm pegs at least 2.5 cm in length.

Frozen Irradiated Shaped

Donated from deceased tissue donors. The patellar bone, tendon and tibial insertion point are dissected away from the knee joint, and adherent fatty tissue removed. The graft is cell and marrow depleted, decontaminated by washing in 70% ethanol and sterilized with gamma irradiation. Packed as individual units cut to a specific size: tendon width approximately 10mm, bone blocks 9mm, 10mm or 11mm pegs at least 2.5 cm in length.

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