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Robotic Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) has gained popularity over the last few years for improving the accuracy of implant positioning and reducing issues with limb alignment when compared with a conventional jig-based TKA. Pain, instability and limitation of the range...
The UKA is designed to preserve the bone and cruciate ligaments while providing better knee function, fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay. However, there is limited published data available to surgeons assessing knee function and patient satisfaction...
Programs referred to as Fast-Track/Rapid Recovery/Enhanced Recovery After Surgery have proven both effective and safe, particularly in joint replacement surgery. To the degree where same-day discharge (SDD) has been attempted in carefully selected cases at specialized...
Medial parapatellar (MPP) remains the classical and preferred approach for TKA. Apart from MPP, options include the mini-medial parapatellar (MMPP), mini-subvastus (MSV), mini-midvastus (MMV), and quadriceps-sparing (QS) approaches. Data from 4,500 patients was...
The recently published UK National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality statement on joint replacement reports that in adults with isolated medial compartmental osteoarthritis who require a knee replacement, a choice between partial and total knee...
According to the BOA position statement of 19th February 2022, elective trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) surgery once again topped the waiting list data from NHS England. This data reflects the situation as of 31st December 2021 for a number of surgeries including...
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