A surgical procedure to smooth off bits of damaged joint cartilage.

The word 'arthroplasty' means 'reshaping of the joint'. 'Abrasion' means to 'grind down'. So an abrasion arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to reshape the joint by grinding down the damaged surface.


Surgical cartilage repair for knee osteoarthritis

An overview of the various options available for surgical cartilage repair of the knee.

Biologic Knee Replacement

A course by knee surgeon, Dr Kevin R Stone M.D. of the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California, USA.

Articular cartilage repair

A short but sound overview of the issue of damage to the joint cartilage, and what can be done about it.