Owens first in R.I. to use MACI treatment for knee cartilage damage

DR. BRETT OWENS of University Orthopedics is among the first in the country, and the first in Rhode Island, to treat patients suffering from knee-cartilage damage with an innovative therapy recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The new treatment – called MACI, or autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane – involves…

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