Lawrence Kohan, Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB, BS(HONS) F.R.A.C.S. F.A.Orth.A.
Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing
Joint Orthopaedic Centre
99 Spring Street Bondi Junction NSW 2022
Telephone: (02) 9387 5985 9387 2877
Facsimile: (02) 9287 5557
32 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040
Telephone: (02) 9569 8272
PO Box 240, Bondi Junction NSW 1355
When do you prefer using a partial knee surgery?
What device do you prefer for partial knee surgery and why?
What device do you prefer for total knee replacement and why?
What approach do you use and why?
How long do you feel it takes for the bone to be fully healed, grow into the prosthesis?… Read the Rest
My Arthritis is Killing Me – It Must be Springtime
By Nathan Wei
It turns out that patients with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have higher disease activity during the spring season relative to the fall season, based on subjective and objective disease measures.
To determine whether a seasonal fluctuation in disease severity exists among patients with rheumatoid arthritis … Read the Rest
This is the common perception of Knee Osteoarthritis in our country where Primary Hip Osteoarthritis is rare. However in the recent past, it has been realized that not only are the elderly at definite risk of Osteoarthritis but many more of the middle aged and even young. Osteoarthritis is the commonest form of joint disease … Read the Rest
I Have Arthritis in My Knee and My Doctor Told Me I Need a Knee Replacement – What Do I Do?
By Nathan Wei Updated 7/3/2015
People with arthritis will eventually need a total knee replacement if they fail the other more conservative measures. These treatments include medications (anti-inflammatory medicines and analgesics), physical therapy, topical agents (arthritis rubs), intraarticular glucocorticoid … Read the Rest
The Case for a Fixed-Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
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Douglas Naudie, M.D., FRCSC
Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario
…In summary, unicompartmental knee arthroplasty remains an excellent treatment alternative for osteoarthritis confined to the medial or lateral part of the knee joint. Fixed-bearing implants have been shown to provide good pain relief and restoration of function, … Read the Rest
Oxford medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in patients younger and older than 60 years of age
A. J. Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth), Clinical Lecturer, Honorary Consultant1; C. A. F. Dodd, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon1; U. G. C. Svard, MD, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon2; and D. W. Murray, MD, FRCS(Orth), Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery1
One hundred forty Marmor cemented unicompartmental knee replacements were inserted in 103 patients between 1975 and 1982. Fifty-two patients were women and 51 were men. One hundred twenty-five were medial compartment knee replacements and 15 were lateral knee replacements. At minimum 15 year followup 34 patients with 48 knee replacements were living…… Read the Rest