Subchondroplasty 2018-10-29T06:19:01+00:00

Subchondroplasty

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Many patients with severe knee pain from knee osteoarthritis are faced with the prospect of a total knee replacement. Fortunately, some patients may be able to reduce their pain and improve their function with a new procedure called Subchondroplasty.

Subchondroplasty involves injecting a bone substitute into painful, damaged parts of an arthritic knee. This has been shown to reduce knee pain and improve knee function significantly.

70% of patients who underwent subchondroplasty avoided a total knee replacement for two years or more.

“Subchondroplasty may help some patients relieve their knee pain avoid a total knee replacement.”

Dr Bernard Lee is one of three pioneer surgeons in Singapore who has been trained to perform this procedure. In appropriate patients, subchondroplasty is a viable, low-risk option for patients with knee osteoarthritis, and may help avoid the need for a total knee replacement.

For more information, visit

https://www.zimmerbiometcreativelab.com/zimmer/iframe_scp/index.html

http://subchondroplasty.com/patients.html

Reference:
Improved results with subchondroplasty:
1) Subchondroplasty for Treating Bone Marrow Lesions,
https://www.thieme-connect.com/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0035-1568988

2) Evaluation and Management of Subchondral Calcium Phosphate Injection Technique to Treat Bone Marrow Lesion,
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1947603518770249

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