Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement
(The Oxford Knee)

A 52 yr old woman with arthritis affecting only the inside of the knee has been successfully treated with an Oxford knee

In most people osteoarthritis of the knee starts off in the medial compartment (the inside of the knee) and some notice their knee becoming bowed. If there is no arthritis elsewhere in the knee it is preferable to replace only the arthritic part, thus preserving the unaffected part of the joint. The advantages of a minimally invasive partial knee replacement compared to a conventional total knee replacement include: