“Stem Cell” Products – Foot and Ankle Surgery Applications

The introduction years ago and now mainstream “Stem Cell” products are helping many surgeons provide their patients with advanced care and accelerated healing. These progenitor cells are harvested from the amniotic membrane and umbilical cord and can then be utilized both in the clinic as well as the operating room.
This product from Skye Biologics is called ActiveMatrix® It is a placental connective tissue matrix in liquid form with a unique ambient room temperature preservation.
This surgery video performed by Dr Robert J Moore III in Houston, Texas demonstrates 3 different ankle and foot problems corrected as well as the application of this product for 3 different tissues.
The patient had a complicated injury resulting with ankle cartilage detachment, ankle ligament tear, and fifth metatarsal fracture.
Application is simple, using only a syringe and needle to apply.
For more information or questions on usage for your foot or ankle problem, feel free to visit our website – Moore Foot and Ankle Specialists – http://mfaspecialists.com/

Skye has also performed studies that discuss the advanced outcomes as well as their attention to quality.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4494536/

Below is a list of their differentiators:
http://skyebiologics.com/products/surgical-products/activematrix

– READY TO USE
ActiveMatrix® is provided in a vial as a ready to use flowable graft, with no thawing or prep required.

-ROOM TEMPERATURE STORAGE
ActiveMatrix® is stored at ambient temperature (50-86°F/10-30°C) until ready for use. Product has a 5 year shelf life.

-EASY TO APPLY
ActiveMatrix® is provided in an easy to apply flowable form, for precisely delivery throughout the intended site.

– NON-IMMUNOGENIC
Placental tissues are considered ‘immune privileged’, meaning they induce little or no immune response in the patient, which can lead to graft failure or fibrosis. No blood typing or donor matching is required.

– STERILE
ActiveMatrix® is provided in a sterile vial in a clear peel-pouch, and may be introduced to the sterile field.

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