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What is partial chondroplasty on the medial facet of the patella mean?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Orthopedic procedure: Partial chondroplasty of the medial facet of the patella is an operation to repair the cartilage on the inside half of the kneecap.
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
more like shave off the damaged stuff/ so far there is no way to repair it back to normal maybe stem cells in future which seem to show some promise
Apr 21, 2013

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