An Enlarging Lump in the Finger | Tumour of the Finger | Giant Cell Tumour of The Phalanx

Tumour of the FingerĀ  A taxi driver presented with an enlarging lump over his right ring finger. He tells me that this lump has been present for many years but recently has become bigger and occasionally painful. X-rays showed an expansile bony tumour of the proximal phalanx of the right ring finger. Possible Cause of … Continue reading

Cartilage Repair Using Autologous Chondrocyte | HC Chang Orthopaedic Surgery

Full thickness cartilage defect of the knee can be repaired using Matrix-induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI). What is MACI? MACI implant is a 20cm2 (5 x 4cm) Type I/III collagen membrane seeded with up to 20 million autologous chondrocytes (living cartilage cells). This works out to approximately 1 million cells per cm2. The implant is … Continue reading