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We preserve as much of the natural biology of the joint as possible, often rebuilding with donor tissue to give our patients natural-feeling, long-lasting outcomes that avoid or delay the need for joint replacement. Read the Osteoarthritis articles where you will find information about it.
Why We Don’t Prefer Knee Osteotomies Why We Don’t Prefer Knee Osteotomies dhopkins November 10th, 2022 Knee Surgery Optimizing Care & Outcomes Osteoarthritis November 13th, 2022 Many arthritis patients are told to have an osteotomy: a procedure where the top of the tibia is cut in half and the angle of the bones is changed to decrease the forces of weight bearing on their knee joint. We rarely recommend it. Here is why. Arthritis of the knee joint usually involves loss of articular cartilage (the bearing surface) and, often, loss of the meniscus cartilage (the fibrous shock absorber ..read more
Meniscus Replacement in Children admin September 01st, 2018 Share Meniscus Replacement in Children BioKnee Meniscus Transplant Knee Surgery Meniscus Repair Avoid Knee Replacement Meniscus Osteoarthritis May 02nd, 2021 The meniscus is the fibrous cartilage in the knee joint. It protects the bone’s surfaces from impact, diffuses forces, and provides stability. When children tear their meniscus, it can often be repaired. But sometimes it is resected (cut out), leaving the child without this key structure. The loss of the meniscus is fatal for the knee. The lateral (outside) part of the knee i ..read more