I dev. Osteochondritis dessicans in lateral chondyl femur as child. 1st surgery at 18, now 58, 5'7, 125 lbs., feel crippled by pain, swelling. Options?

Partial knee replace. Unicompartmental knee replacement performs very well in the vast majority of patients who are appropriate candidates. The advantages of partial knee replacement over total knee replacement include: quicker recovery less pain after surgery less blood loss good luck.