Dr. Ronald Grelsamer: "Cut Arthritis Off At The Knees"
Every year, about 500,000 Americans require a knee replacement. About five percent of them may be candidates for a smaller, more focused surgery. "A type of partial knee replacement, called a patellofemoral replacement, is an option for patients with kneecap arthritis," says chief of patellofemoral reconstruction at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Ronald Grelsamer. "It's a partial knee replacement that replaces only the kneecap and the underlying femoral groove, leaving all the healthy structures of the knee intact." Learn more.