Hany Elrashidy, MD
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Hany Elrashidy, MD
Dr. Elrashidy is an Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty training in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery.
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University of Iowa team developing bioactive gel to treat knee injuries

University of Iowa team developing bioactive gel to treat knee injuries

Knee injuries are the bane of athletes everywhere, from professionals and college stars to weekend warriors. Current surgical options for repairing damaged cartilage caused by knee injuries are costly, can have complications, and often are not very effective in the long run. Even after surgery, cartilage degeneration can progress leading to painful arthritis.

But a University of Iowa orthopedics research team is working on a solution with hopes it will result in a minimally invasive, practical, and inexpensive approach for repairing cartilage and preventing osteoarthritis.

Source: Healio

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