An allograft is a tissue graft taken from a cadaver donor, unlike an autograft, which is taken from one’s own tissue. It contains a block of sterilized cartilage and bone. Usually larger than an autograft, it can be shaped to fit the exact contour of the defect and then fit precisely into place.
These lists are not inclusive of all conditions and procedures. In order to obtain a complete and accurate diagnosis, a physician should assess your individual situation. Following diagnosis, your physician will discuss appropriate treatment options with you – both surgical and non-surgical. Schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic ONE physician.