Test your knowledge: what is this?
Do you you recognize what this is? Key word: Osteoarthritis.
This is the well-known hemiprosthesis which is placed by orthopedic surgeons for partial knee replacement. Most of the time the medial compartment of the knee is affected by osteoarthritis and deformation of the medial femoral condyle and tibial plateau. After placing this hemiprosthesis most of the men and women can go on with their physical activities.
Read more into partial prostheses of knee here!