Cartilage Regeneration and Autologous Transplant

  • Inpatient treatment: 3 days
  • Outpatient treatment: 2 weeks, then 6 weeks outpatient rehabilitation
  • Time before weight bearing: 6 weeks, followed by 6 weeks of gradually increased weight bearing (10 kg per week)
  • Earliest flight home: 10 days after surgery
  • Recommended flight home: 14 days after surgery
  • Time before showering: 14 days after surgery
  • Recommended time off work: up to 6 weeks (depending on profession)
  • Time before suture removal: 7 days
  • Time before driving a car: 12 weeks