All posts by Adrian Wilson

Double level osteotomy on a consultant colleague

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Dimitri is a 51 year old consultant colleague who works as an anaesthetist. He is very active but has problems in both knees, mostly the right knee where he has noticed a progressive bowing or varus deformity in his knee over the last few years. He has also developed sharp medial knee pain. The MRI […]

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Good recovery from major ski injury

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Caterina is a friend of another surgeon who is a good friend of mine, and who recommended that she come and see me because she had a nasty ski injury to her right knee. She was hoping to undergo ACL repair but sadly there wasn’t sufficient tissue to do a repair. So I carried out […]

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Advanced multi ligament meeting Hamburg 2017

Karl-Heinz Frosch

We did this multiligament course in Germany last week (July 2017). It was a very exciting one-day course organised by Karl-Heinz Frosch and Arthrex. In terms of the faculty, there was myself, Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, and Karl-Heinz together with his team from Hamburg. Karl-Heinz Frosch Karl-Heinz is the Professor of knee surgery and sports medicine at […]

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Bilateral Varus managed by sequential osteotomy

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I saw this gentleman, David, in 2015. He was a fit and active architect of 55, but had a bilateral varus deformity (bow legs) that was becoming progressive. You can see on the left side of these long-leg films the extent of the bowing, which was more marked on his right side. Long-leg weight-bearing films like this […]

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ACL injury – the history gives the diagnosis

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Gareth is a physiology student who hopes to do medicine in the not too distant future, and is also an elite level rugby player who tore his right ACL.  Gareth was working as a healthcare assistant and we met some time before his injury. He played elite rugby and had had a scholarship at school […]

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Bilateral simultaneous medial partial knee replacements

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I think patients are really quite nervous in the UK about having either partial or total knee replacements done simultaneously. This operation is not done that commonly in the UK mainly because most units just don’t have the setup. When you do have an appropriate setup its an operation that patients bounce back from very […]

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14th Medi Sportsmedicine Conference 2017

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This was the 14th Medi sportsmedicine innovation forum which is held by Prof Andreas Imhoff from Munich and supported by the Medi bracing company. Andreas Imhoff always attracts a very high level all faculty and this conference was the same high standard as the previous years.The three-day conference covered all aspects of sportsmedicine and there […]

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Chondral defect in the trochlea

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This story is about Gary – a middle aged man who I have been looking after for some time, and who had developed a fairly long cartilage flap in his trochlea – the groove of his femur within the knee joint. Initial conservative management included physiotherapy and steroid injections, although I never thought this was going to be particularly […]

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5th Hampshire and Surrey Knee Physiotherapy Meeting June 2017

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This was our 5th Hampshire & Surrey Knee Physiotherapy Symposium, which we alternate between Hampshire and Surrey. This year we held it in the Ark in Basingstoke, which is a fantastic facility for education. We had a great turnout with close to 80 delegates, and I think we had a really good programme.What we tried to do […]

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Reconstruction of PCL and PLC using internal brace

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This lady – Rochelle – was referred to me by another surgeon because of my interest in complex knee surgery. Poor Rochelle was involved in a road traffic accident and was actually knocked over. She was referred through to me because she had suffered a left PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) injury – but also she had a […]

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