Equilae is the Knee and Arthroscopic Surgery Unit of the Catalan Institute of Traumatology and Sports Medicine (ICATME, Institut Català de Traumatologia i Medicina de l’Esport). A team dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of orthopedic and traumatic pathologies of the knee, specializing in arthroscopic surgery treatments in particular.Read more
The knee joint is made up of the femur, tibia and patella. Between the femur and tibia, there are two crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous structures called menisci. This joint comprises the medial and lateral collateral ligaments as well as the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. The study of each of them individually and together is what will lead us to providing the right treatment for each patient.Read more
Within this framework oriented toward promoting the exchange of knowledge, the unit has fellowship programs of varying duration which have also been endorsed by those previously cited organizations. These programs are aimed at resident doctors and specialists in orthopedics and traumatology that are interested in the aforementioned fields in order to convey knowledge, share experiences and generate cultural exchanges.
Joan Carles Monllau García
Doctor of Medicine
- Biplane opening wedge high tibial osteotomy with a distal tuberosity osteotomy, radiological and clinical analysis with minimum follow-up of 2 years Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics
- Arthroscopic Repair of Acetabular Cartilage Lesions by Chitosan-Based Scaffold: Clinical Evaluation at Minimum 2 Years Follow-up Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Vol, No (Month), 2018: pp 1-8
- Posterolateral corner of the knee: an expert consensus statement on diagnosis, classification, treatment, and rehabilitation European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy (ESSKA) 2018
Swollen knee: what’s the cause?
The increase in the amount of intra-articular fluid is often referred to as knee effusion. The severity and urgency of the clinical picture will depend on the original cause. What are the main causes of knee effusion? This clinical picture may result from different causes, including direct or indirect trauma (knee sprains or twists), synovial […]Read more
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