Why Genicular Artery Embolization Is More Difficult Than Knee Replacement Surgery ?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Genicular artery embolization (GAE), also known as embolization of the knee, is a novel minimally invasive procedure that provides immediate and long-term pain relief for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) by reducing blood flow to the synovium, the lining of the knee.

In knee replacement surgery, the surgeon removes the damaged bone and cartilage from the joint space and inserts a prosthetic knee but In genicular artery embolization, a radiologist uses catheters to block or cut off blood flow to a clot in an artery. A procedure could require several catheters to be placed in an artery. The catheter tip is made of metal so it can be easily maneuvered by hand. Genicular artery embolization is a lot more difficult process than Knee replacement surgery. Contact us to know more[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nNKOl3M280″%5D%5B/vc_column%5D%5B/vc_row%5D%5Bvc_row%5D%5Bvc_column%5D%5Bvc_column_text%5DI am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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