Category Archives: General
Mr Calder was invited to teach at the NSTC (Newcastle Surgical Training Centre), at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, with Professor David Deehan.
Mr Calder spent the evening lecturing and discussing the management of knee problems with a group of 40 general practitioners, at Weetwood Hall, Leeds.
On Wednesday 27th April, Nick London performed his first Patient Specific Instrumention (Trumatch) Knee Replacement. This will now be offered to patients requiring a knee replacement. A feature on the Patient Specific Instrumention (Trumatch) Knee Replacement will appear on the Yorkshire Knee Clinic website in the next few weeks.
Nick London travelled to two Arthroplasty Masterclass courses to teach with three other specialists on the Faculty of Knee replacement courses in Gothenburg and Copenhagen. Topic covered by these inter-active training courses included ‘knee replacement in the young patient with severe arthritis’, ‘patient specific instrumentation for uni-compartmental knee replacement [ZUK PSI]/total knee replacement, complex kneeContinue Reading
Knee injuries are the most common major injury sustained by skiers They account for around a third of all ski injuries, with the ligaments most commonly affected. The most serious knee ligament injury is a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which results in problems with twisting and a high risk of the kneeContinue Reading
A NEW device that works like a car’s shock absorber could help thousands of people affected by osteoarthritis. The spring-loaded implant is surgically attached to the bones above and below the knee joint. As the foot hits the ground the device, called the KineSpring, soaks up much of the impact, taking the load off damagedContinue Reading
More than a quarter of British workers suffer from painful knees, according to recent figures. For those under 55, a knee replacement is not possible because they can wear out and need to be redone. Brian Douglas, 53, a racecourse facilities manager from Harrogate, had a new alternative procedure. THE PATIENT Living in the YorkshireContinue Reading