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Clínica do Dragão – Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre

Clínica do Dragão – Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre

Estádio do Dragão, Entrada Nascente, Piso -3
4350-415 Porto

João Espregueira-Mendes
++351 220 100 100

Data on Clinical/Research Center

We are a Clinical Center: yes
We are a Research Center: yes
We are both: yes
In University Programme: yes
Private Practice Programme: yes
Primary Language: Portuguese
Secondary Language: English

Please provide a general description of your program:

At our instituition were perform several multijoint articular cartilage procedures in athletes and general population. Our core are knee, hip and ankle chondral and osteochondral reconstructions. Moreover, we focus on clinical research (with several peer-reviewed publications) and have been developoing novel approaches, including the harvesting of autografts from the upper tibiofibular joint. We are ESSKA and ISAKOS official teaching centres, receiveing annually several fellowships from all around the world. In our instituition we provide to the fellows the opportunity to assist the clinical consultations and participate in the surgeries, encouraging them to collaborationg in our articular cartilage research.