All posts by Adrian Wilson

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 Multi-ligament injury in 60 year old skier Read More ACL Repair in an elite lacrosse player Read More Good recovery from major […]

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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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Minimally-invasive Osteotomy for DFO and HTO

Minimally-invasive osteotomy allows patients to weight-bear in the first week after a high tibial osteotomy. This new technique is a far less painful procedure than traditional high tibial osteotomy. The minimally invasive approach involves a 3½ to 4 centimetre incision and a very careful dissection (minimal dissection actually). The saw cuts are made with a […]

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Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children

Adrian Wilson “Three advances are dominating my thinking right now when it comes to ACL tears in children: – primary repair with internal bracing- the ‘all-ephiphyseal approach, and – the use of allograft from the mother.”  Primary repair with internal bracingIn young children with an anterior cruciate ligament injury I am using Gordon Mackay’s technique of ACL […]

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