A 53-year-old female asked:

Advanced articular cartilage loss in medial compartment of tibio-femoral and patella-femoral joints. would partial (unicondylar) knee replacement work?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Maybe: This decision is best made by your own orthopedist who has direct access to your x rays. A second opinion never hurts. In someone so young, if you can get away with something short of a total joint replacement, it is always preferable to do so.
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