Avascular Necrosis of the Knee Joint | Role of a Partial Knee Replacement

What is Avascular Necrosis of the Knee? Avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone tissue dies, and ultimately the bone may collapse. If the process involves the bones near a joint, it often leads to collapse of the joint surface. … Continue reading

Robot Assisted Uni-compartmental Knee Replacement – Improving Consistency and Precision

Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacemen / Partial Knee Replacement A uni-compartmental knee replacement is an excellent option for a person who has knee pain from osteoarthritis (worn-out cartilage) involving mainly one of the 3 knee compartments. Unlike a total knee replacement where the central ligaments (anterior and cruciate ligaments) of the knee are removed and arthritic part … Continue reading

Dr HC Chang was interviewed by Channel News Asia (CNA) on Partial Knee Replacement

Dr Chang was interviewed by Channel News Asia on knee pain from osteoarthritis.  This interview included a happy patient who underwent partial knee replacement surgery. Click below to watch the clips. For more information on partial knee replacement or total knee replacment for knee osteoarthritis, please contact Dr HC Chang at 683 666 36 or … Continue reading