Rosivo will transform the standard of care in nose and ear repairs with Cartesse™, a patented and first of its kind off-the-shelf cartilage implant that can resist resorption and collapse over time. While cardiovascular, hernia, and orthopedic surgeons have been using off-the-shelf biological implants for decades, the facial surgeon does not have this option for rebuilding the nose and ears.
Cartesse™ has the feel and function of genuine nasal cartilage, is large enough for any repair, and will be available with ample supply.
Cartesse™ aims to mitigate the long term risks of extrusion, resorption and warping seen in currently used synthetic and cartilage graft materials and will provide a vital treatment option for patients lacking donor site cartilage or unable to withstand a cartilage harvest procedure.
Eliminating cartilage harvesting will benefit surgeons, patients and hospitals: