N° 002 - July / August 2019
Professor Andrew Price studied medicine at the University of Cambridge before completing his clinical studies at St.Thomas' Hospital in London. For his Orthopaedic training he joined the Oxford training programme in 1997, becoming a Clinical Lecturer in 2001. In 2011, through the University of Oxford Recognition of Distinction exercise, he was made a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the President of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee.
Article : PCL reconstruction using INLAY technique tips and tricks By Karl Benedetto
High energy trauma represents with 82 % the most frequent etiology of PCL injuries. 92 % of these occur in combination with other ligaments and are diagnosed as complex knee ligament injuries. Only 18 % are diagnosed as isolated PCL ruptures and are most commonly related to sports injuries.
Article : How to avoid tunnel convergence during multiple-ligament knee surgery: a practical guide By Philippe Landreau
Multiple ligament knee injuries occur either in the context of a violent trauma such as a road accident or during sports practice, with ball sports such as football accounting for 7 to 10% of knee dislocations in the literature.
Isolated patellofemoral arthroplasty offers many advantages to patients presenting with appropriate patellofemoral disease. The minimal intervention of the procedure, rapid mobilization and higher function above that of total knee replacement make the procedure very appealing. Revision rates however have been historically high, occasionally six times that of total knee replacement.
Article : The philosophy of total hip replacement revision at Mayo Clinic By Anthony Viste (1,2), Matthew P. Abdel (1)
The number of total hip replacement (THR) revisions is rising, which is a trend that will likely continue. In 2010, there were 67,534 THR revisions, corresponding to 9.6% of THRs. There are different reasons to perform THR revision, and these need to be considered separately (in the form of the percentage of each cause in the United States between 2005 and 2010).