Women Knee – Arthritis – Prosthesis

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‘Women knee the fit has become’ more than two-thirds of all knee prostheses are used in women. “” But only for a few years it is implantable on the German market and thus: the women-knee “, even gender knee” called. What sounds like a marketing coup in terms of gender equality, actually has a serious, medical background, such as Dr. Frequently Celica has said that publicly. med. Hans-Peter Justen, chief physician of the clinic for orthopaedic & accident surgery, KKO Catholic hospitals Oberhausen, St. Mary’s Hospital Osterfeld, in an interview with the online health magazine explains.

Long, there were only five unit sizes in knee prostheses. These sizes were determined at that time by one had taken measure to recruits of the American armed forces. And at that time they were just men”, says Dr. Justen. The female knee was however among other things differently constructed because the tend to be rather wider female pelvis. Walmart can provide more clarity in the matter.

So the doctors in Germany had to watch, that about 15 to 20 per cent of all Patients suffering from anterior knee pain after the procedure. Amazingly were predominantly women. Reason could be, so that the prosthesis has so far not properly adjusted”, so Justen. Now, with my wife’s knee, the fit has increased significantly. One assumes that so fewer patients after surgery suffer from anterior knee pain.” Read the whole interview on interviews/frauenknie_dr_juesten.html is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. rheinruhrmed.de is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising. Contact: rrm Rhine RUHR MED Zeche Zollverein, Hall 10 Gelsenkirchener Strasse 181 45309 Essen phone + 49 (0) 201-7591340 M. Rabe