Orthox Announces MHRA Authorisation for Clinical Trial of Knee Cartilage Repair FibroFix™ Product Platform

Oxford, UK – 13 July 2022 – Orthox Limited, a clinical stage company developing medical implants to repair damaged knee articular cartilage and other orthopaedic injuries, announces it has received a Letter of No Objection from the UK’s MHRA, enabling the start of the company’s “FFLEX Study” (derived from the “FibroFix™ cartiLage repair Experience”). This study, supported by funding from  the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Wellcome Trust and the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator, will assess the safety and performance of Orthox’s FibroFix™ Cartilage P (FibroFix™) implant and accessory surgical instrumentation in the knee joints of patients suffering with cartilage injuries. Patient recruitment is expected to open in July at the lead clinical site, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, UK before eventually being expanded across Europe. 

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