Femoral condyle resurfacing is replacement of a damaged area of the joint surface of the femur with a small metal implant.

focal implant of femoral condyle
Small metal implant replacing a part of the surface of the femoral condyle.


Resurfacing or repair?

Resurfacing with a metal implant is a quick solution, in contrast to cartilage repair, which is more demanding of both patient and surgeon.


Knee replacement surgery

A discussion about the key issues relating to knee replacement.



No implant migration and good subjective outcome of a novel customized femoral resurfacing metal implant for focal chondral lesions Stålman A, Sköldenberg O, Martinez-Carranza N, Roberts D, Högström M and Ryd L. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018; 26(7): 2196–2204.

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