Can A Total Knee Replacement Cause Iliotibial Band Bursitis?

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Gender Specific Artificial Knees for Knee Replacement

In this year of Hillary and Sarah, it is interesting that gender issues in medicine are becoming important... and profitable.


In 2006, Zimmer, Inc. received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration to market an artificial knee that is gender-specific. This is based on studies that have focused on the anatomical differences between men and women. Specifically, men have been found to have an increase in the contact area where the knee cap meets the rest of the knee joint...

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