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Biologic Treatment &
22 December 2014
Alternative to Joint Replacement
LIPOGEMS APPROVED for use as a lipofiller in orthopedics. Over 5000 cases performed worldwide.
29 January 2016
Dr Elbaz performs the first Lipogems procedures in Texas
8 February 2013
This one works!!
The MyKnee® technology, developed by Medacta®, was first used in September 2009. Since then, 10,000 MyKnee® surgeries have already been done, a number reached in January 2013. This is a big proof of Medacta®’s Patient Matched Technology (PMT) success.
21 February 2012
IT WORKS! Proven accuracy and effectiveness of MyKnee, patient matched cutting blocks
Patient matched technology should take into account accurate positioning of the implant, thus potentially increasing its survival rate.
Dr Alain Elbaz has been treating patients with knee osteoarthritis for 22 years. When knee replacement becomes necessary to improve function and pain he recommends using the GMK Sphere Knee using the MY Knee Protocol
Knee Replacement should be delayed until pain and function cannot be improved with medications, exercise, or injections.
When the knee is bone on bone patients may prefer a more definitive treatement such as total knee replacement.
Imaging and 3-D Modeling
It feels more normal
It is stronger when ascending/descending stairs
It has superior single-leg weight bearing
It feels more stable during flexion and overall
There are fewer clunks, pops and clicks