All posts by Adrian Wilson

Knee Replacement at 50

Susan is a really lovely 50-year old lady who was very unlucky and had a nasty road traffic accident aged 19 – so back in 1986 – fracturing both femurs, her pelvis, her back and a dislocation of her left hip. She soldiered on for many years but in the end the hip became so […]

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Pain-free bilateral simultaneous HTO


Katie has just done so well after bilateral simultaneous high tibial osteotomy surgery. Katie is a very pleasant 50 year old lady who was working as a shop manager – she has an interesting history in terms of her work, having achieved an MBA in business and a law degree and has also worked in […]

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Total knee replacement in the older patient


Mrs Henning is 80 and has just had her second total knee replacement – before this recent surgery she could not walk for more than 10 minutes, but now she is doing really well.  Mrs Henning first came to see me back in September 2017. She had had a very successful right total knee done […]

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Estepona medi meeting April 2018


Andreas Imhoff’s Estepona meeting – the 15th medi European Sports Orthopaedics Symposium – took place April 5-8 2018. This is a really fantastic sports medicine meeting that Andreas runs annually. It is sponsored by Medi and attracts large numbers of delegates. This year we had 150 in the audience. Andreas very kindly invited me and […]

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Complex bow leg problem in a younger man


Chris is a 50 year old man who has had problems with his right knee for some time.  When he presented he had moderately severe arthritis medially and quite significant varus alignment and couldn’t straighten his knee. He had a 30 degree fixed flexion deformity (30 degrees away from straight) and he could flex up […]

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First UKKOR Report 2018

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Twelve years ago Neil Thomas and I dreamed about setting up a UK database for osteotomy surgery. We collected data for many years and then combined our datasets with those of Matt Dawson in Carlisle and Chris Wilson in Cardiff. David Elson was our fellow and worked between our three units 3 to 4 years ago, […]

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BASK 2018


This year we have six papers at BASK. John Dabis – my fellow – is doing three podium presentations. John Dabis supporting his poster presentatioJohn Dabis giving a plenary presentationThe topic of John’s presentation Adrian WilsonIt’s great to see my team in action at the BASK meeting (British Association for Surgery of the Knee).Over the […]

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ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture


I was recently asked to contribute to a chapter for an instructional course lecture for ESSKA on osteotomy. It has just been published in the ESSKA Journal (2018). Osteotomies: The Surgical Details You Want to KnowR. J. van Heerwaarden, S. Schröter, R S. Khakha, A. Wilson, D. Pape, P. LobenhofferPages 93-107The chapter is a collaboration […]

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Double-level Osteotomy


Tracey is a 53 year old lady who came to me with very severe lateral anterior knee pain on the left side and to a lesser degree the right. You can see from the video just how knock-kneed she was. She was really at the end of her tether and was struggling to walk.Double-level osteotomyTracey […]

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Total knee replacement at 84


Eveline is a delightful 84 year old lady who has had problems with the left knee for many years. She is extremely fit and wanted to be more active but found that the knee was significantly slowing her down. She came to see me with her son on the 5th February 2018 and at that […]

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