All posts by Adrian Wilson

Total knee replacement in the older patient

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Mrs Henning is 80 and has just had her second total knee replacement – before this recent surgery she could not walk for more than 10 minutes, but now she is doing really well.  Mrs Henning first came to see me back in September 2017. She had had a very successful right total knee done […]

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Estepona medi meeting April 2018

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Andreas Imhoff’s Estepona meeting – the 15th medi European Sports Orthopaedics Symposium – took place April 5-8 2018. This is a really fantastic sports medicine meeting that Andreas runs annually. It is sponsored by Medi and attracts large numbers of delegates. This year we had 150 in the audience. Andreas very kindly invited me and […]

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Complex bow leg problem in a younger man

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Chris is a 50 year old man who has had problems with his right knee for some time.  When he presented he had moderately severe arthritis medially and quite significant varus alignment and couldn’t straighten his knee. He had a 30 degree fixed flexion deformity (30 degrees away from straight) and he could flex up […]

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First UKKOR Report 2018

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Twelve years ago Neil Thomas and I dreamed about setting up a UK database for osteotomy surgery. We collected data for many years and then combined our datasets with those of Matt Dawson in Carlisle and Chris Wilson in Cardiff. David Elson was our fellow and worked between our three units 3 to 4 years ago, […]

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BASK 2018

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This year we have six papers at BASK. John Dabis – my fellow – is doing three podium presentations. John Dabis supporting his poster presentatioJohn Dabis giving a plenary presentationThe topic of John’s presentation Adrian WilsonIt’s great to see my team in action at the BASK meeting (British Association for Surgery of the Knee).Over the […]

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ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture

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I was recently asked to contribute to a chapter for an instructional course lecture for ESSKA on osteotomy. It has just been published in the ESSKA Journal (2018). Osteotomies: The Surgical Details You Want to KnowR. J. van Heerwaarden, S. Schröter, R S. Khakha, A. Wilson, D. Pape, P. LobenhofferPages 93-107The chapter is a collaboration […]

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Double-level Osteotomy

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Tracey is a 53 year old lady who came to me with very severe lateral anterior knee pain on the left side and to a lesser degree the right. You can see from the video just how knock-kneed she was. She was really at the end of her tether and was struggling to walk.Double-level osteotomyTracey […]

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Total knee replacement at 84

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Eveline is a delightful 84 year old lady who has had problems with the left knee for many years. She is extremely fit and wanted to be more active but found that the knee was significantly slowing her down. She came to see me with her son on the 5th February 2018 and at that […]

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First Mumbai Osteotomy Course March 2018

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March 2018 took us off to the exciting first Mumbai osteotomy course. It has been organised by my previous fellow and osteotomy expert Mr Bhushan Sabnis. Bhushan is a consultant working with Anant Joshi who is possibly the best known knee surgeon in India and who looks after many of the Indian elite athletes.Bhushan joined […]

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Closing wedge HTO after inadequate ACL

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Jay is someone with an interesting and complex problem with his left knee which I hope is now sorted out with an osteotomy procedure. I first met Jay back in May 2017. He had undergone an ACL procedure with a lateral tenodesis (a graft reinforcement of the side of the knee) and sadly never really […]

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