All posts by Adrian Wilson

Osteotomy, knee replacement & the value of sharing ideas

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This is a report back from a recent (Oct 2016) visit to the premier osteotomy centre in Europe (& possibly the world), where I was hosted by surgeons Philipp Lobenhoffer and Kristian Kley – good friends of mine and individuals that I have learned so much from over the last decade. Kristian organised a really exceptional programme […]

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Parental allograft – father’s hamstring used for child’s PCL

parental-allograft

This case presentation is of an 11 year old boy who had a posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction using parental donation – innovative not only because of the use of parental live allograft tissue but also because it was a PCL reconstruction in a very tiny patient.

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Tibial plateau fracture improved with osteotomy

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This patient suffered a tibial plateau fracture. Although her alignment issues were subtle, the impact upon her life was major. Osteotomy offered her a tangible solution.

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ACL Repair in an adult footballer

ACL repair

This is an interesting case of ACL repair in a 27 year old soldier. This gentleman had a football injury and presented five weeks after the injury to an Accident & Emergency department. He was unhappy with his knee because of continuing swelling and instability.

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Too active for a total knee replacement

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This gentleman had a torn anterior cruciate ligament and had also sustained significant damage to the one condyle (rounded end) of his femur. He represents a fairly common scenario where you have some who chronologically is no longer 20 but biologically still extremely active! In fact he is in his 60s and semi-retired!

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Why does Adult ACL Repair work now when it didn’t before?

Transcript of video: Currently if someone tears their ACL the vast majority of patients don’t cope particularly well. To allow them to get back to good levels of activity an ACL reconstruction is usually recommended. This is also advised to minimise the risk of secondary damage when giving-way occurs in an ACL-deficient knee.It’s that instability […]

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Evaluating an ACL Injury

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The patient with an ACL injury is likely to describe feelings of knee instability. Although the other ligaments of the knee may be intact, the ACL is a primary stabiliser and when it is torn the knee feels as if it can no longer be trusted. The surgeon will confirm any laxity via a number […]

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Bow-legs correction

bow-legs correction

Bow-legs are known medically as ‘varus deformity’. In this case presentation the patient himself takes you through his osteotomy experience after he had struggled for some years with bilateral varus deformity.

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Research 2016 – Basingstoke Knee Research Group

Research Update June 2016 PRESENTATIONSArthrex Orthopaedic Technology & Innovation Forum – Naples, Florida 10-11 Jan 2016 Multiligament GraftLink® Reconstruction with the ALL Wilson AJ Arthrex Live Knee Surgery Symposium – Basingstoke, England 22 Jan 2016 All-Inside ACL Technique and Results Wilson AJAll-Inside ACL & ALL – Live Surgery Wilson AJ and Risebury MJ All-Inside PCL and […]

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ACL Reconstruction or ACL Repair?

Currently if someone tears their ACL the vast majority of patients don’t cope particularly well. To allow them to get back to good levels of activity an ACL reconstruction is usually recommended. This is also advised to minimise the risk of secondary damage when giving way occurs in an ACL deficient knee. It’s that instability […]

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