All posts by Adrian Wilson

The Anterolateral Ligament Experts Meeting, Lyon, France – November 2015

Consensus Meeting, co-chaired by Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet and Steven Claes, and held at the Santy Centre in Lyon, November 2015. We had a very interesting meeting in 2016 – the Anterolateral Ligament Experts Meeting – which was held in Lyon. Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet and Steven Claes were our hosts, and there were approximately 40 European and 2 […]

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‘Complete Tibial Tunnel’ ALL Technique

The ‘Delta Technique is what we are calling Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet’s method of tensioning the anterolateral ligament appropriately in flexion and extension. I personally think making a Delta is a challenge with the current fixation as it is going to be difficult for surgeons to tension twice on the tibia. It is very easy to plug something […]

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Basingstoke Knee Research Group – 2015

A summary of the research work of the Basingstoke Knee Research Group in 2015. PRESENTATIONSArthrex Sports Medicine Faculty Forum – Naples, Florida Jan 20151. Minimally Invasive PLC Reconstruction with the Internal Brace Britton E, Yasen S, Lord B, Wilson A.Combined Knee Society – South Africa Jan 20151. Reinforcements of grafts for intra and extra articular […]

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Sharing expertise with colleagues – Basingstoke Feb 2016

I was privileged to be joined by three colleagues this month while doing a new minimally invasive HTO procedure with bone wedge, as well as two ACL revision/ALL reconstruction with the doubled gracilis technique. Mohi El-Shazly is obviously an extremely experienced limb deformity guy – an expert in limb deformity actually – and I think […]

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Use of PRP in a long distance runner

Testimonial from a keen runner who was in the depths of despair having been diagnosed with arthritis in her right knee and having been warned that she may not be able to run again.

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6th UK Knee Symposium in Freiham, Munich on 23rd Feb 2016

The ArthroLab at Freiham in Munich is a truly amazing facility for training surgeons. It has a 50-stage cadaveric wet lab with state of the art equipment, and also beautiful lecture theatres. It is the largest cadaveric training facility in the world. The event was the sixth UK Knee Symposium. About thirty-three senior UK knee surgeons attended, and the […]

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The CaliBlator and ruler for measuring the front to back distance in the notch

The CaliBlator and ruler for measuring the front to back distance in the notch and allowing the surgeon to position his femoral and tibial tunnel accurately rather than just eye balling Related posts AAOS March 2017 Read More Rehabilitation after ACL Repair Read More A ski instructor documents his own ski injury Read More IDENTIFYING […]

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Internal Bracing Reinforcement

Internal Bracing Augmentation (or ‘Reinforcement’) with Fibre Tape has really transformed PCL surgery worldwide. It is also used to strengthen up ACL or extra articular grafts. Where we have really seen a difference is in the multiligaments and the PCLs because we always used to have slackness in the PCL (or 90% of the time we would). We […]

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Using the Game Ready for rehabilitation

The Game Ready is a pressurised cryotherapy device which is put on in the operating theatre once the procedure is over. It then runs a 20-minute cycle of ice-cold cryotherapy under pressure. Adrian WilsonKnee surgeon At Basingstoke, I use it as a routine for all my major cases. My patients often say after a knee […]

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UKKOR and its importance

UKKOR is the first registry in the world dedicated to recording patient outcomes from knee osteotomy. A National Registry such as this can then allow comparison with the registries of other countries to allow an evaluation of best practice. Adrian Wilsonknee surgeon My passion is knee surgery, and there are two main arms that I’ve […]

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