Expanded adipose stem cells - stem cells expanded in the laboratory from fat tissue taken from the patient.
An eccentric muscle contraction is when a muscle produces force whilst it is actively lengthening.
American spelling of 'oedema'.
American spelling of 'oedematous'.
European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
Abbreviation for 'European knee association'.
A surgical procedure to improve the alignment of the patella.
Abbreviation for 'excessive lateral pressure syndrome.'
nerve transmission in a region of the body - in this case a fine catheter (tube) is passes into the epidural space around the spinal cord and the local anaesthetic is injected here.
A fine tube which is inserted into the epidural space around the spinal cord, for the administration of an anaesthetic agent.
A space around the spinal cord outside of the spinal cavity in which the cord runs.
The rounded end of any long bone, adjacent to the growth plate.
Embryonic stem cell - a stem cell derived from an embryo.
Abbreviation for the 'European society of shoulder, knee and ankle surgery'.
Underpinned by peer-reviewed published studies.
Excessive lateral pressure syndrome is a collection of symptoms and signs related to the kneecap being tilted due to tight restraints (lateral retinaculum) on the outer side side of the joint between the kneecap and the femur - a condition known as 'lateral tilt'. This causes pain and joint cartilage damage.
To 'excise' means 'to cut out'.
Extension means 'straightening'.
Metal apparatus to hold together the broken ends of a bone via rods drilled through the skin into the bone.
Outside the joint.