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Dr. Pablo Gelber

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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.

Biologic patellofemoral replacement!!

In cases with extensive chondral patellofemoral lesions and even isolated osteoarthritis of the patellofemoral joint in young patients, we found the alternative of fresh osteochondral transplantation. In this way, we avoid the placement of a patellofemoral prosthesis in patients who do not yet have a chronological or biological age for it.

By |2021-07-22T11:16:25+01:00July 22nd, 2021|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Biologic patellofemoral replacement!!

Fulkerson osteotomy

Fulkerson osteotomy is indicated in people with chronic patellofemoral or anterior knee pain, in whom the TA-GT distance is greater than 15mm. The technique is described here with Dr. Gelber's personal preferences. It could be considered as one of the most gratifying surgeries of knee orthopedics.

By |2021-07-07T08:47:17+01:00July 7th, 2021|Osteotomy, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Fulkerson osteotomy

Lateral Femoral Condyle transplantation

48yo male pt who had had an Gustilo IIIb open fracture of the left patella and lateral tibial plateau, including a large loss of soft tissue and most of the lateral femoral condyle. A soft tissue vascularized flap was needed to cover the defect. The surgical steps were: -Hardware removal -Tibial tuberosity osteotomy to enlarge [...]

By |2021-04-06T18:41:24+01:00April 6th, 2021|Cartilage injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Lateral Femoral Condyle transplantation

Double Bundle PCL reconstruction

Video showing the reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament of the knee with a double bundle technique. Each surgical step is observed and justified, focusing on orthopaedic surgeons and also the general public. This video shows the technique with Conmed's revolutionary adjustable loop devices, the Infinity system.

By |2021-03-02T17:05:17+01:00March 2nd, 2021|Ligament injuries, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on Double Bundle PCL reconstruction

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
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