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Animal tissue will build ligaments and tendons of the future

Z-lig animal tissue scaffold device ACL
Imagine if a surgeon could replace your damaged ligament with something stronger, yet still biologic, something that your body would remodel into being all you.

What is the best way to fix an ACL rupture?

ACL injuries are common for NFL players
What used to be a career ending injury for many athletes is now usually reduced to a season ending injury. Even this may change with ever improving techniques to reconstruct ruptured ACLs.

Z-Lig™ approved! We're pushing the boundaries of orthopedics.

Z-Lig™ approved! We're pushing the boundaries of orthopedics.
The Z-Lig™ ACLR Device, invented by Kevin R. Stone, M.D. and subsequently developed by Aperion Biologics, has been cleared for marketing and distribution in the European Union and other markets which recognize the CE Mark.

Donor tissue best for ACL reconstruction

Donor tissue best for ACL reconstruction
In treating an ACL rupture, surgeons have a choice about whether to harvest a patient’s own tissue from their patellar tendon or hamstrings or instead to use donor tissue from a tissue bank.
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