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
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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'

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.

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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