A surface replacement involves an implant usually used on the surface of the condyles (end of the femur) or for the damaged kneecap and groove in which the kneecap (patella) runs.

focal implant of femoral condyle
trochlear implant
Synonyms: 
resurfacing
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Dr Sheila StroverĀ (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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