Nick London had a paper presented at the World Sports Trauma Congress 2012 by his previous Knee Fellow, Jon Smith, on the results of a large series of anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions in children and skeletally immature adolescents. The outcomes of surgery have been very promising using hamstring grafts via an ‘adult type technique’.
Nick London was invited by the British Association of Surgery for the Knee to speak at this international conference in London this week. He took part in an educational session covering high tibial osteotomy, KineSpring load absorber treatment and answered questions on the clinical experience of the device.
Travelled to Lucerne to teach as Faculty on a Surgical Technique Course for the KineSpring load absorber. This is a regular course for Specialist Surgeons from across Europe to be trained in the surgical technique and patient selection for the load absorber treatment.
Nick London was invited to give a lecture on the KineSpring load absorber at the London Knee Meeting on the 17th October 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Conference in London and debated its advantages compared to high tibial osteotomy for carefully selected patients.
Stuart Calder took part in an evening education meeting at the Spire Hospital, Leeds, on 16th March 2011. This was a session for General Preactitioners, a refesher course on orthopaedic examination techniques. Stuart taught, not surprisingly, on the knee, using a very patient volunteer! It was a lively and useful session for all involved. InContinue Reading
Stuart Calder convened the 7th annual Leeds Knee Arthroscopy Course on 9th March. The course teaches young surgeons, from all over the UK, about arthroscopic knee surgery and the basics of ACL reconstruction, using lectures, demos and surgical knee models. On the 10th March there was a shoulder arthroscopy day. On the 11th March StuartContinue Reading
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Many sports related knee injuries occur at the weekend (or during the previous week’s skiing!) and present to GPs on Mondays. The Yorkshire Knee Clinic is now able to offer a private acute injuries clinic on Mondays (or Tuesdays) with dedicated acute appointment slots available for such patients. The service will commence on February 23rdContinue Reading