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Dr. Pablo Gelber

About Dr. Pablo Gelber

Especialista en lesiones complejas de rodilla y profesor universitario. Desarrolla su actividad asistencial en ICATME-Hospital Universitari Quirón Dexeus y en Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, ambos de la ciudad de Barcelona.

Fresh Cartilage & meniscal transplantation with osteotomy

This is the surgical technique performed in a 36-year-old patient who, after a medial subtotal meniscectomy performed 4 years ago, began with invalidating medial knee pain. In this compartment she developed early osteoarthritis and a varus deviation of 4º. As such, the following surgical techniques were performed: a) FRESH osteochondral transplantation with the Arthrex BioUni [...]

By |2020-09-20T21:24:06+01:00September 19th, 2020|Cartilage injuries, Complex Cases, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Fresh Cartilage & meniscal transplantation with osteotomy

Chronically dislocated patella

Patellofemoral instability might br a challenge sometimes. Here we present the case of a 31 year old patients who had been operated twice in the previous year. One year ago, he underwent on a tibial tubercle (TT) medialization and medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction. After failure, his surgeons decided to advance the vastus medialis 6 [...]

By |2020-09-19T17:46:29+01:00September 19th, 2020|Complex Cases, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Chronically dislocated patella

Cartilage: Nanofractures & Hyaluronic Acid Scaffold

In cases of contained injuries of the articular cartilage of the knee, many treatment's alternatives can be considered. Some involve 2 surgical procedures. A technique that can be performed in a single surgery is the use of scaffolds that help the different products that are combined to stay in the injury space without getting leaked [...]

By |2020-08-06T18:32:36+01:00August 6th, 2020|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Cartilage: Nanofractures & Hyaluronic Acid Scaffold

Medial tibial and femoral condyle transplantation with fresh allograft

This is the case of a 32-year-old patient who had had 6 previous meniscal surgeries including a meniscal transplantation 13 years earlier. She presented with invalidating pain, and she was unable to perform activities of daily living. She use to need strong pain killers as well as crutches, since she had had a motorcycle accident [...]

By |2020-08-02T19:19:43+01:00August 2nd, 2020|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Medial tibial and femoral condyle transplantation with fresh allograft

PCL Webinar for Mexico

On the night of Thursday, July 23 in Mexico, and at dawn on Friday, July 24 in Spain, Doctor Gelber gave a new claimed. In this time, on a webinar organized by FEMECOT, the Mexican Federation of Orthopedic and Traumatology Colleges. The webinar topic was on reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament. In particular, Dr. [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:48:49+01:00July 24th, 2020|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on PCL Webinar for Mexico

Cross Fire on MENISCI

The most controversial topics on meniscal repair and transplantation, in an intense debate between Dr. Jorge Chahla, from Rush University, Chicago, and Dr. Pablo Gelber, from ICATME-Dexeus and Hospital Sant Pau in Barcelona. The topics both experts discussed about were: Radial Meniscal Tears: Should They Be Repaired? Meniscal sutures: Should biology be enhanced? Meniscal Sutures: [...]

By |2020-06-28T08:09:55+01:00June 28th, 2020|Meniscus injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Cross Fire on MENISCI

My favorite ACL reconstruction technique in 2020

ACL reconstruction is one of the most frequent surgeries in sports injuries. There are numerous surgical alternatives, which depend on the patient, his/her expectations, age, sports activity, gender, anatomical characteristics, laxity, and surgeon preferences. Dr. Gelber, world-reference in knee surgery, share his preferred technique in this video. Specifically, he uses a 100% anatomical technique, with [...]

By |2020-06-25T15:47:30+01:00June 25th, 2020|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on My favorite ACL reconstruction technique in 2020

Hamstring Graft Preparation

Proper preparation of an autologous hamstring graft or any soft-tissue graft is a key step during anterior cruciate ligament surgery. In this video you can see the two alternatives that Doctor Gelber uses, with the Conmed's innovative Infinity adjustable cortical fixation system: 1) When it is fixed on the tibial side with an interference screw [...]

By |2020-06-21T16:05:40+01:00June 21st, 2020|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hamstring Graft Preparation

Combined anterolateral and posterolateral knee reconstruction

Combined knee instabilities can be a difficult challenge to diagnose and treat. It has been usually said that an anterolateral and a posterolateral instability work in an opposite direction and it is not possible to solve both in the same patient, having to choose the one that was believed to be more relevant. However, there [...]

By |2020-06-17T08:19:13+01:00June 17th, 2020|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Combined anterolateral and posterolateral knee reconstruction

One online seminar after another! Total success!

On these days of confinement, Dr. Gelber is highly required to share his knowledge with other professionals around the world. In this post we share the different webinars (webinars) that he has been developing. In the first, requested and organized by the Arthroscopy Academy in Mumbai, India, he spoke about multiligamentary injuries with Dr. Manuel [...]

By |2020-05-17T11:33:43+01:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on One online seminar after another! Total success!
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