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  • Knee Replacement - Training Centre of Excellence.

    October 3, 2018

    We had an excellent exchange of ideas, with a visitation of an Orthopaedic team from Norway, who were keen to see how I perform Knee Replacement Surgery.

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  • International Knee Arthroplasty Symposium

    September 23, 2018

    I recently attended the IKAS meeting in Berlin. Currently 2.2 million people have their knees replaced each year and this number is expected to rise to 3.4 million by 2030. This was an excellent few days, emphasising new techniques in knee replacement surgery - both primary and revision techniques.

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  • Knee Replacement Meeting

    June 17, 2018

    Zimmer Biomet hosted an excellent educational meeting in Galway this week. Areas of particular interest to me included the Treatment Gap session. The Treatment Gap is how we manage patients who have tried (and failed) all the non-operative treatment options, but in whom it is too early to consider a joint replacement option.

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  • Whitfield GP Study Day

    April 16, 2018

    Whitfield hosted another GP study day last Saturday. The new format for the study day is based around 'Round Table' discussions. The attendees rotated through 8 tables, for 30 minutes per table.

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  • Who should have a Knee MRI scan?

    December 9, 2017

    There is a very interesting paper in the November edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, looking at which patients will benefit from a Knee MRI scan ordered in the Primary Care setting.

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  • Early morning start in Lisbon!

    October 8, 2017

    The European Foot & Ankle conference was held is Lisbon this September, with some early morning starts! Interesting lectures in a nice place, with warm evening sunshine.

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