A small implant of metal or plastic that replaces an area of damaged joint cartilage.

focal implant of femoral condyle
trochlear implant
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Knee Replacement or Arthroplasty

Several discussions about the various kinds of knee replacement and their issues.

Discussion looking at the alternatives to a joint replacement in active patients whose osteoarthritis tends to be limited.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Prosthetic inlay resurfacing for the treatment of focal, full thickness cartilage defects of the femoral condyle: a bridge between biologics and conventional arthroplasty. Bollars P, Bosquet, M, Vandekerckhove B, Hardeman F and Bellemans, J. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc; 2012 Sep;20(9):1753-9


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