All posts by Adrian Wilson

ACL Repair – and back on the slopes!

This young man actually came over from Kosovo for his surgery. He had heard about our repair techniques for ACL repair surgery and came over specifically for it. He is a very active chap and enjoys mountaineering and snowboarding, and really wanted to get back to his activities quickly.

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All-epiphyseal ACL Repair in 6 year old boy – technical details

This is the story of a 6-year old boy, who ruptured his ACL skiing. The long bones in a child differ from those in an adult, not only in their size but also in having a special ‘growth plate’, or physis, a few centimetres from the ends. This is important when ACL surgery is considered in children.

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ACL Repair in a 5 year old girl

This young girl suffered a trampoline injury and presented with a swollen painful knee. She was unable to bear weight. She was unstable on clinical examination, and Lachmann and Pivot Shift test showed that she was ACL deficient.​

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Introduction to Osteotomy

The main reason why surgeons advocate osteotomy is to unload damaged areas of the knee, but they also use it to re-tension ligaments, improve movement and as an adjunct to other procedures. Osteotomy & AgeThis slide shows how well our patients have done in the more elderly age groups – if you have the right patient, […]

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17th ESSKA Congress 4-7 May 2016, Barcelona

Our group has several presentations – both podium and poster – and I have two lectures that I am giving – one is part of the osteotomy session. We are also incredibly pleased to have had TEN videos accepted into the ESSKA Academy in the Techniques section: Total Knee Replacement for a Varus Deformity Combined Delta AnteroLateral […]

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ESSKA Arthrex Osteotomy Fellowship

The ESSKA Arthrex Osteotomy Fellowship has just been set up. Application Deadline for current fellowship is the 1st of June 2016. It is a travelling fellowship involving four teaching centres, and I am very proud to say that Basingstoke has been selected as one of those centres who will receive senior European surgeons who want to […]

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The search for the ideal osteotomy correction

The AO Knee Expert Group who met a few years back – Professor Fujisawa is second from left in the front row. He published a paper in 1979 which led to the concept of the ‘Fujisawa Point’. Fujisawa Point Based on Professor Fujisawa’s paper, Frank Noyes came up with the idea of a ‘Fujisawa position’ which […]

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Slope-changing Tibial Osteotomy with Biological Plating

Here we present the stories of two young people who suffered tibial plateau injuries resulting in a negative slope on their tibial plateau. In both cases the situation was very disabling, and we turned their lives around with osteotomy and ‘biological plating’.

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Painful Knee Symposium – June 2016

Treatment & Management of the Painful Knee. Attendance – £60 including refreshments and lunch. To register simply visit www.ossur.co.uk/events. Alternatively, contact Sherri Lomas on 07795 105748 or [email protected] This is a highly popular annual meeting on ‘the Painful Knee’. The meeting aims to help physiotherapists update their knowledge and skills about knee problems. The content is also […]

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Educational and research collaboration at the University of Winchester

A highly regarded element of specialist orthopaedic training is the ‘surgical fellowship’, allowing a young surgeon to work intimately with a group of senior colleagues for 6 months to a couple of years. This allows a rapid accumulation of knowledge and skills in a safe and supportive environment. Professor Adrian Wilson, and knee fellow Sam […]

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