Are you a patient with painful knee osteoarthritis below the age of 65 years? Return to your active life after a six weeks treatment with the KneeReviver.
The KneeReviver unloads the damaged knee joint by putting the knee joint surfaces on a short distance. With this temporary unloading treatment the knee joint tissues regenerate.
Patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, not responding to conservative therapy, probably already indicated for a knee replacement, under the age of 65 years old.
This unloading treatment is studied in medical research groups for > 10 years, resulting in knee joint preservation, decrease of pain, increase of function, and postponing a knee replacement.
Postponing the need for total knee replacement,
avoiding complex revision surgery
- Consists of 2 tubes placed on both sides of the knee
- Is fixated to the bone by eight bone pins
- Unloads the knee joint by creating space between the joint surfaces
- It is allowed to bear weight during treatment, however it is not possible to bend the knee
The Knee Reviver is developed by ArthroSave, in collaboration with orthopaedic surgeons, researchers and patients. It is the only device with intended use for knee joint distraction.
Knee joint distraction is a joint preserving
surgical treatment with use of the KneeReviver
21 May 2019
ArthroSave wins Academic Start-up Competition
The Academic Startup Competition is an initiative of VSNU, the Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation (AcTI) and StartupDelta. The competition put knowledge transfer and academic spin-offs in the international spotlight. As a result of the selection, ArthroSave will be able to pitch at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) and will be offered a trip to Silicon Valley by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Change. The GES will give ArthroSave the opportunity to learn how to scale up their innovation faster and take the step from startup to scale-up.
11 February 2019
KneeReviver at Annatommie mc Amsterdam-Amstelveen
On the 11th of February an article (Dutch) was published on the website of Annatommie mc in which Dr van Rhee explains the treatment.