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  • Category Archives: Technology

    The cost/benefit of robot assisted knee surgery: Prof. Nick London explores why, for the time being, the computer still says ‘no’. The recent meeting of the European Knee Society in Valencia saw a robust discussion about robot assisted knee surgery between advocates of the process who are starting to produce some supportive medium-term data, andContinue Reading

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    Jim Newman looks at a new prototype designed to help monitor knee loads – and has some concerns. Knee loading is of critical importance to a knee surgeon. For most of us, balancing the loads (that is, the forces passing through our knees) is something we do naturally. Whenever you shift your stance, perhaps becauseContinue Reading

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    Prof. Nick London presents initial findings from his study of the Persona® Partial Knee implant. Around 18 months ago, we covered the launch of the Persona® Partial Knee (PPK), a new implant for partial knee replacement patients developed by Zimmer Biomet and a team of ten knee surgeons, including Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Professor Nick London.Continue Reading

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    In the latest in our season of articles exploring the role of technology in knee surgery, Jim Newman discusses one tool that’s proving particularly useful in partial knee replacements where patients have unusual anatomy. A huge part of knee replacement surgery takes place long before the patient ever reaches the operating theatre. As a kneeContinue Reading

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    In the latest in our season on the emerging technology in knee surgery, Prof. Nick London cuts through the marketing to explore the decisions that really are critical to the success of your knee surgery. Do a quick Google search of the latest news surrounding total or partial knee replacements and you could be forgivenContinue Reading

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    In the first of a season of posts exploring the tension between emerging technology and traditional clinical judgement, Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Prof. Nick London explores the current state of play – and starts by busting a few myths. It’s easy to get carried away with technology. Certainly, for many of the patients I talk to,Continue Reading

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    There is a role for emerging technology in knee surgery. In the latest in our technology season, Yorkshire Knee Clinic explores the assistive tech likely to become more commonplace in the operating theatre soon. If you are something of a regular to these pages, you may have noticed something of a theme developing. We takeContinue Reading

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