A Par­tially Bionic Knee

Reader's Digest Asia Pacific - - Health -

The NU­sur­face menis­cus im­plant – a syn­thetic, poly­mer-based menis­cus re­place­ment – has been in use in Europe since 2008 and is slowly catch­ing on in Aus­tralia. It pro­vides pa­tients with some­thing be­tween pre­scrip­tions for non-in­flam­ma­tory med­i­ca­tions and a to­tal knee re­place­ment.

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