Dr. Jason Scopp performs cartilage repair implantation at Maryland orthopedic clinic

Written by Alan Condon | October 15, 2019 | Print  |

Orthopedic surgeon Jason Scopp, MD, performed the first CartiHeal Agili-C cartilage repair implantation at Peninsula Orthopaedic Clinic in Salisbury, Md.

Four things to know:

1. Dr. Scopp is director of the joint preservation center at POC.

2. The study's goal is to compare the efficacy of the Agili-C cartilage regeneration implant to the current standard of care — microfracture and debridement.

3. POC is one of 15 U.S. clinical facilities participating in the investigational device exemption study.

4. The study enrolled 241 out of 250 patients so far.

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