Fibrosis Demystified Swelling and Scar Tissue after Knee Surgery
After surgery you have a number of changes that take place All part of the normal reactive reparative process. After injury, there are a number of different types of cells some of them inflammatory cells some of them cells such as fibroblasts, macrophages, lymphocytes that are drawn to the area of injury. Fibroblasts lay down collagen and thereby repair some the damage that was done by injury or more specifically in this case by surgery. Now this is a good thing. You've have to be able to repair injury. In the normal organism.
Normal tissues you have a combination of collagen and elastin that allow movement and also stability. Collagen more for stability, elastin more for malleability or movement. So when you have a injury you end up with fibrosis the result fibroblasts laying down collagen to repair, but you do not have replacement of the elastic fibers that you had previously and what we're talking about then is basically scar formation. When you have the collagen laid down by the fibroblast you're forming a scar. You can see the result's of that on skin and.
Knee pain Patellar clunk after knee replacement
If you've had a knee replacement do you get a crackle or clunk. this next tutorial is for you Crackle, Clunk after Knee Replacement Jeannette Wick writing for HCP live reported on an interesting but perplexing issue that occurs in patients after knee replacement surgery Total knee arthroplasty TKA is a generally successful surgery. However, straightening the knee from a bent position creates a clunk or crackle in up to 18 of TKA patients. Patellar clunk syndrome and patellofemoral crepitus can be annoying, but for a few TKA patients, they are painful. Physicians with the biomedical engineering departments at.
The University of Colorado and the University of Tennessee addressed this problem in a review published in Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery. The authors found clunk and cracking are due to a fibrous bump of tissue that becomes trapped in the femoral notch. The article reviewed several reasons including design of the knee replacement components, previous knee surgery, and other possible causes. They suggested surgeons include the potential for clunk or crepitus while providing informed consent to patients who have had prior TKAs. Since most patients with crepitus have minimal symptoms, they require no treatment. However,.
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