Fresh Allografts Peer-Reviewed Publications

Fresh Allografts Peer-Reviewed Publications

LifeNet Health ensures the quality and safety of our Fresh Osteochondral Grafts through stringent donor screening, disinfecting, processing, and preservation procedures designed to produce safe and high quality allograft bio-implants. We have been an industry leader for almost 40 years; developing innovative technologies and providing bio-implants that are proven in more applications than any other.


No Difference in Outcomes Following Osteochondral Allograft with Fresh Precut Cores Compared to Hemi-Condylar Allografts.

Markus DH, Blaeser AM, Hurley ET, Mannino BJ, Campbell KA, Jazrawi LM, Alaia MJ, Strauss EJ, Alaia EF. Cartilage. 2021 Jun 2:19476035211021911.

Comparison of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation and Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Knee in a Large Insurance Database: Reoperation Rate, Complications, and Cost Analysis. 

Sochacki KR, Varshneya K, Calcei JG, Safran MR, Abrams GD, Donahue J, Chu C, Sherman SL. Cartilage. 2020 Oct 27:1947603520967065.

Osteochondral Allograft Transplant of the Patella Using Femoral Condylar Allografts: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Clinical Outcomes at Minimum 2-Year Follow-up.

Lin KM, Wang D, Burge AJ, Warner T, Jones KJ, Williams RJ 3rd. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Oct 28;8(10):2325967120960088. 

Management of Chondral Lesions of the Knee: Analysis of Trends and Short-Term Complications Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database.

Gowd AK, Cvetanovich GL, Liu JN, Christian DR, Cabarcas BC, Redondo ML, Verma NN, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. Arthroscopy. 2019 Jan;35(1):138-146.

Fresh Precut Osteochondral Allograft Core Transplantation for the Treatment of Femoral Cartilage Defects.

Jones KJ, Mosich GM, Williams RJ. Arthrosc Tech. 2018 Jul 2;7(8):e791-e795.

Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Femoral Trochlea. 

Cameron JI, Pulido PA, McCauley JC, Bugbee WD. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Mar;44(3):633-8.

Outcomes of osteochondral allograft transplantation in the knee. 

Chahal J, Gross AE, Gross C, Mall N, Dwyer T, Chahal A, Whelan DB, Cole BJ. Arthroscopy. 2013 Mar;29(3):575-88.

Fresh stored allografts for the treatment of osteochondral defects of the knee.

Williams RJ 3rd, Ranawat AS, Potter HG, Carter T, Warren RF. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Apr;89(4):718-26.

Foot and Ankle

Osteochondral Fresh Allograft Transfer to Address Osteochondral Defect of the First Metatarsal Head in Early Hallux Limitus.

Hollawell S, Moen R, Coleman M, Carson M.  J Foot Ankle Surg. 2021 Jan-Feb;60(1):157-162.

Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Midterm Follow-up.

Gaul F, Tírico LEP, McCauley JC, Pulido PA, Bugbee WD.  Foot Ankle Int. 2019 Feb;40(2):202-209. 

Intermediate outcomes of fresh talar osteochondral allografts for treatment of large osteochondral lesions of the talus.

Haene R, Qamirani E, Story RA, Pinsker E, Daniels TR. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Jun 20;94(12):1105-10.


Outcomes of Latarjet Versus Distal Tibia Allograft for Anterior Shoulder Instability Repair: A Matched Cohort Analysis. 

Frank RM, Romeo AA, Richardson C, Sumner S, Verma NN, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Provencher MT. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):1030-1038.

Distal Tibia Allograft Glenoid Reconstruction in Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability: Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes.

Provencher MT, Frank RM, Golijanin P, Gross D, Cole BJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA. Arthroscopy. 2017 May;33(5):891-897. 

Midterm results of osteochondral allograft transplantation to the humeral head.

Riff AJ, Yanke AB, Shin JJ, Romeo AA, Cole BJ. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jul;26(7):e207-e215. 


Fresh Precut Osteochondral Allograft Core Transplantation for the Treatment of Capitellum Osteochondritis Dissecans.

Chawla S, Saper MG.  Arthrosc Tech. 2020 Jun 15;9(6):e797-e802.