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No Longer Weak in Her Knee After Having Knee 'Regrown'

by Savitha C Muppala on  September 29, 2011 at 9:46 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
Liz Coveney, a 50-year old woman, with a keen interest in finance, was having serious trouble with her knee.

The pain grew unbearable and after battling it for six years, she found reprieve in a recent surgery.
 No Longer Weak in Her Knee After Having Knee 'Regrown'
No Longer Weak in Her Knee After Having Knee 'Regrown'
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Doctors used healthy cartilage from her knee and allowed new cells to grow. In a ground breaking surgery at Spire Southampton Hospital, the regrown cells on the healthy cartilage was sewn back into the damaged cartilage in her knee.

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Though the surgery cost Ģ18,000, it has surely renewed her energy as she is free from pain after six years.



Source: Medindia
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