All posts by Adrian Wilson

Basingstoke Osteotomy Masterclass 7-8 December 2017

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It was the 10th annual Masterclass and the best one we have done to date. I am very proud of the course and the fact that over the last decade we have educated more than 750 surgeons from the UK and more recently further afield. This year we had eight surgeons attend from Poland, as well […]

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Unusual case of ACL Repair plus Ramp Lesion Repair

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Sebastian is an interesting and pretty unique case. He is a 16 year old lad who is an elite motocross cyclist, and he came to see me after and injury when he came off his motocross bike two months earlier, twisting his right knee, rupturing his ACL and also tearing the medial meniscus – sustaining […]

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Parental donation ACL reconstruction

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This lad presented to me when he was ten, and I felt that his was an interesting story. In Spring 2017 young William fell off a climbing frame and twisted his left knee, and he was in a fair amount of trouble for two weeks. Things settled as they so often do and he felt confident enough […]

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Webex Live Nov 30 2017

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In this web-based international event I gave a 30-minute webinar overview of all aspects of reinforcement of the meniscus. This was followed by a Q&A session with the Arthrex Product Management team. Click the image to see the programme… Adrian Wilson OrthoENGAGE is an exclusive invite-only web-based platform which was created to keep clinicians from […]

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Stabilising the PCL with a slope changing osteotomy

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This patient has had a slope changing osteotomy. He couldn’t really walk too well before the surgery, and is now running 8 miles! Charlie is a 23 year old gentleman who was referred through to me by Phil Chapman-Sheath in Southampton because he had a complex problem relating to his left knee. He was in the Marines and […]

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The use of video for teaching surgeons and making surgical training videos

Video education in knee surgery

Modern knee surgeons are feeling progressively more at home with visual education – tele-conferencing, tele-education and online forums. However, the creation of high quality educational material takes time, patience and expertise. ​Here are some tips for beginners: The surgeon should use a head-mounted camera system, which will focus on the fingers via a finger-tracking mechanism. […]

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Linz Meeting 2017

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The 2017 meeting in Linz took place a week ago. This is an annual event that Jürgen Barthofer and his colleague Andreas Schneiderbauer set up three years ago. This is the third time I have been lucky enough to be invited to speak. The theme for the meeting was ACL surgery and what is new. It […]

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Back to tennis after meniscal transplant

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Andrew has been happy to offer the benefit of his personal experience with a distal femoral osteotomy combined with a meniscal transplant. Andrew had a valgus knee and a destroyed meniscus. To straighten a knee that is sitting in a ‘knocked’ (or valgus) position 80% of the time we correct on the femur, and that […]

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Two partial knee replacements

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​Sanjeev has done amazingly well following his second (left) partial knee replacement. At the time of writing he is three weeks down the line and has been off all pain killers for 10 days as well as off crutches. Right partial knee replacement – 2016He is a 59 year old gentleman who first came to see me back […]

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New publication on PCL technique

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Our group is pleased to have a new posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) publication approved and online as an open access article. In the article we discuss the technical issues of restoration of normal knee stability after PCL injury. Restoring stability is especially challenging in PCL reconstruction because of the awkward position of the ‘footprint’ of the […]

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