Application withdrawn 16 October 2013 at the request of the applicant.
Description of Medical ServiceRepair of chondral defects greater than 2 cm in size by harvest of chondral material, culture and placement of chondrocytes into chondral defect. This is 2 stage arthroscopic procedure.
Description of Medical ConditionChondral defects of the knee and ankle caused by trauma or osteochondritis dessicans
Reason for Application-
Medical Service Type-
Previous Application NumberNot Applicable
PICO ConfirmationRelease for comment 28 May 2012
Consultation Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (PDF 654 KB)
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Close for comments 5 July 2012
16-17 August 2012
Final Decision Analytical Protocol (DAP) (PDF 958 KB)
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