Is There a Cure to Knee Problems?

with Dr Saw Khay Yong
MB ChB, MCh Orth, FCRS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Friday, 11 October 2019
5.45pm – 8.00pm
followed by Dinner
Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre (KLSMC)
3rd Floor, KLSMC Conference Room, KLSMC Hospital,
Wisma Perintis, 47 Jalan Dungun,
Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

ARE YOU AWARE THAT the skeleton, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints and other connective tissues are all part of the musculoskeletal system, which work together to provide the body with support, protection and movement? Injury to any parts of the system can be detrimental! KNEE PAIN is a common complaint that affects people of all ages and it can be due to injury, ageing or wear and tear.

In this event, Dr Saw Khay Yong, the recipient of numerous awards in the field of regenerative medicine for knee problems and having treated many such cases, will provide valuable insights on how an extensively researched technology helps to address these ailments.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Damaged Cartilage
    Is it possible to regenerate it back to near-natural state once damaged?
  • Knee Reconstruction and Treatments
    What are the options available?
  • Medical Science and Breakthrough Innovation
    Use of stem cells, how successful is it in resolving knee joint problems?

PROGRAMME

5.45pm
Arrival & Registration
with light snacks & drinks

6.45pm
Talk by Dr Saw Khay Yong
with Q&A

8.00pm
Dinner hosted by Dr Saw

This event is complimentary for FBN members.
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SPEAKER

Dr Saw Khay Yong is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He graduated from Liverpool University Medical School in 1984, obtained his FRCS in Edinburgh in 1989 and went on to his chosen field which was Orthopaedic Surgery (MCh Orth) at Liverpool University Medical School, UK. His specialisation in orthpaedic sports medicine includes joint arthroscopic surgery (keyhole or minimally invasive) with application of stem cells for bone and soft tissue regeneration and repair. In year 2005, he started his research work in Articular Cartilage Regeneration with the use of stem cells. He has received numerous awards in the field of regenerative medicine for knee cartilage injuries.

Other than his patent and publications in the field of peripheral blood stem cells for musculoskeletal regeration, he regularly shares his experience and knowledge at local and international conferences and events as an invited speaker. He has also organised and conducted many arthroscopic courses, some of which included live surgery.

ENQUIRIES
Please contact FBN Asia Malaysia Representative
Ms Taryn Foo | tarynfoo@fbnasia.org

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