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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.

Patellofemoral and unicompartmental knee prostheses

In relatively young patients with osteoarthritis in 2 of their 3 knee compartments, the combination of partial prostheses may be a more appropriate alternative to a total knee prosthesis. In the same line, the use of the Hemicap patellofemoral inlay arthroplasty by Arthrosurface, in which Dr. Gelber is the leading reference in Spain, allows a [...]

By |2020-03-25T16:37:12+01:00March 25th, 2020|Partial prostheses, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Patellofemoral and unicompartmental knee prostheses

Double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Video showing a double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Each surgical step is explained and justified. It aims to help in a better understanding of those different surgical aspects that must be considered to successfully perform this ligament reconstruction.

By |2020-03-22T08:31:30+01:00March 22nd, 2020|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Successful webinar in quarantine

This Thursday, March 19, during the strict confinement due to the pandemic that affects worldwide due to the coronavirus, at the online medical teaching platform Aware Doctor, Doctor Gelber offered his enormous experience in fresh osteochondral allograft transplantations of the knee. This topic, in which he is a world reference, is the most appropriate treatment [...]

By |2020-03-20T18:59:41+01:00March 20th, 2020|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Successful webinar in quarantine

Sharing the experience in cartilage transplantation in Malaga

In February 20, Dr. Gelber was present at the VI International Conference of Knee Arthroscopic Surgery in the city of Malaga, Spain. His two presentations dealt with fresh knee osteochondral transplants, a subject in which he is the Spanish reference and one of the most prominent internationally. His presentations aroused great interest among the attendees, [...]

By |2020-02-26T09:45:25+01:00February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sharing the experience in cartilage transplantation in Malaga

Fresh lateral femoral condyle transplantation in soccer player

This is a case of a very large loose OCD (Osteochondritis dissecans) of the lateral femoral condyle of the right knee of an 18-year-old soccer player. After slight contusion, he started with recurrent effusion and also disabling pain in the lateral aspect of the knee. The only alternative other to a prosthesis in order to [...]

By |2020-02-15T11:21:23+01:00February 15th, 2020|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Fresh lateral femoral condyle transplantation in soccer player

ACL reconstruction and valgus osteotomy

When the anterior cruciate ligament must be reconstructed associated with a valgus osteotomy of the tibia, there are many technical details to consider in order to perform the surgery successfully. Both the order of each technical step and assessment of the patellar height. In this case, due to the preoperative patella infera, proximalization of the [...]

By |2020-02-07T16:25:00+01:00February 7th, 2020|Osteotomy, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on ACL reconstruction and valgus osteotomy

New ACL fixation system

On August 30th, Dr. Gelber implanted for the first time the whole new Infinity cortical fixation system with adjustable button for the anterior cruciate ligament by Conmed Corporation. It has the smallest size of the market, which saves one of the tunnels commonly drilled in the femur. In addition, it is the only one that [...]

By |2019-09-01T19:05:26+01:00September 1st, 2019|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New ACL fixation system

Anterior and lateral knee cartilage transplantation

A 42-year-old patient who, despite having undergone 10 surgeries, persisted with continuous locking and a invalidating pain in his left knee that made practically impossible for him to perform his daily life and work activities (He works as a nurse). He had a great irregularity in the lateral femoral condyle (lateral aspect) and in the [...]

By |2019-08-19T17:28:48+01:00August 19th, 2019|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Anterior and lateral knee cartilage transplantation

Special guest in Thailand Congress

On July 25-27, Dr. Gelber moved to Hua Hin, near Bangkok, Thailand. He was invited as a special international guest at the 9th TOSSM congress (Thailand Orthopedic Society for Sport Medicine). In this event, the doctor had an intense participation in up to 9 activities. He spoke about various knee diseases, such as cruciate ligament [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:58:31+01:00August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special guest in Thailand Congress

Trainer of Trainers in Germany

On July 26th and 27th, Dr. Gelber went to Frankfurt, Germany for a launch meeting. He presented various products for knee surgeries in which he is part of the ConMed development team. In this launch, he had a day dedicated to the company sector and the next day to train 22 top knee surgeons from [...]

By |2019-06-30T17:35:20+01:00June 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trainer of Trainers in Germany