On April 11 and 12, Dr. Gelber had a special participation in the XVII Congress of the Argentine Association of Sports Traumatology (AATD). With 6 lectures, 3 of them half an hour long, he was the speaker with the most minutes exposed at that event. This congress is a benchmark in Latin America for everything [...]
A 29-year-old patient with multiple predisposing factors of patellar instability is presented. In this complex case, multiple surgical techniques were performed concomitantly to restore the knee to a state as anatomical and physiological as possible. The patient used to complain of continuous recurrent dislocation, recurrent effusion, and moderate pain.
Two new scientific papers have just been published where Dr. Gelber has been a part. They are the 50th and 51st research papers indexed in Pubmed in whom Dr. Gelber has participated. In one of them, clinical outcomes of a variant of the valgus tibial osteotomy (biplane), are reported. The other study shows the results [...]
Dr Gelber had an intense participation in Peru in the prestigious Lima Knee Symposium, which was held on February 28th and March 1st. Up to 9 conferences were done by the doctor in this great Latin American metropolis. He specifically explained his extensive knowledge in cartilage transplantation, anterior cruciate ligament surgery, patellar instability and injuries [...]
On January 27, Dr. Gelber went to Ankara, Turkey, invited to the prestigious Advanced Course of Knee Surgery that brings together the most prestigious knee surgeons in that country. On this occasion, the doctor was the special guest at the meeting. He carried out his avant-garde techniques of fresh cartilage transplantation (leader in Spain and [...]
Short video from those two days where Dr. Gelber went to Ankara, Turkey, to teach about the most novels surgical techniques to the best Turkish surgeons.
With great enthusiasm and satisfaction, Dr. Gelber has been named as an Honorary Member of the prestigious Latin American Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Sport (SLARD).From these lines, Dr. Gelber thanks its board of directors for such privilege. In the designation, it has been highlighted his valuable contributions to bring together SLARD with the European [...]
With great success the V Intensive Course of Arthroscopy for Residents was recently organized by Dr. Gelber and hold at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona. The course, already a classic within the Spanish educational landscape, attracted 150 residents of 4th and 5th years of the specialty. Around 40 expert professors gave [...]
A 52-year-old patient with lateral chondral injury and rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. The reconstruction of the ACL was performed concomitantly with the implantation of the UNICAP resurfacing unicondylar lateral prosthesis. It is much less aggressive than conventional UNIs and allows a much faster recovery. It is mainly indicated for patients with higher functional [...]
In this patient, three treatments were performed in the same surgery. The patient had a chronic tear of the anterior cruciate ligament and a symptomatic genu valgus with a lesion of the cartilage in the medial femoral condyle. Therefore, a reconstruction of the ACL with semitendinous tendon, a valgus tibial osteotomy and a combination of [...]