Over the last 10–15 years joint-preserving procedures for the treatment of gonarthritis have gained in popularity both in Europe and Asia. This is particularly due to refinement of existing surgical methods and the development of innovative surgical technologies and osteosynthesis. At the same time these surgical procedures are technically demanding and hence prone to a large number of complications, which can be biomechanical or biological in nature. This narrative article provides an overview of these complications, their causes and ways to prevent them.
- Joint-preserving surgery
- Knee joint