God created men and women differently for different reasons .
More then 60% patients for knee replacement are females Why ?
"I WAS LIKE THIS BEFORE MY GENDER KNEE REPLACEMENT"
Women are living longer than men .
Women are more physically active .
Women are more obese .
Asian life style .
Early osteoporosis .
Put more stress on joints .
Put more weight on joints .
Requires longevity of implants with active normal function .
Implants were common for male & female . There is much more difference in contours , angle and side to side and front to back sizes in males & females have larger 'Q' angle .
How can one use single implant in any sex ?
Traditional implants provably more suited to male knee than than the female shape . So problems of implant hang out over stuffing and over sizing where caring painful replacements with compromised functions .
"Historically we have shaped the patents to fit implants. Now we have implants shaped to fit the patents .
- Robert-E .Booth, Jr., MD.
Gender knees are available to fit female bone better.
Gender implant is made to fit the different size and shape of women's knee to offer a
more natural movements
potentially last longer than traditional implants .
The new implant is narrower and thinned out with matching patellar sulcus .