Educational Afternoon, King’s College, Cambridge. The Cambridge Medical Graduates’ Society. 1st July 2017.

The Cambridge Knee Clinic is organising and sponsoring a free educational afternoon in which four international experts will kindly deliver talks on medicine (blood cancers), biology (stem cells) and surgery (art in surgery; the investigation and prosecution of doctors).

Open to all. Attendance by prior registration only.

For more details and registration contact j.chitnavis@uk-consultants.co.uk or call 01223 253763.

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Study Day. Saturday 8th October 2016. Downing College, Cambridge.

This year’s study day features talks on The Shoulder and Elbow by Mr Lee Van Rensburg, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon; Bone Resilience by Professor Cathy Speed, Consultant in Sports Medicine and Rheumatology, as well as talks and case reports on Knee Replacements and Knee Disorders by Mr Chris Servant and Mr Jai Chitnavis Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons. To secure a place contact The Cambridge Knee Clinic via j.chitnavis@uk-consultants.co.uk or 01223 253763. Cost £40, to include lunch and refreshments.

Personal outcome data for knee replacements

Mr Chitnavis’ patients Internal Audit data for outcomes of partial and total knee replacements in patients who underwent surgery 1/1/2011 to 31/12/2013

Based on available knee scores

(Hospital for Special Surgery and Knee Society combined score. Maximum is 200)

Total cases = 113

Missing data obviating scoring from before to latest follow-up (minimum 6 months) = 39 replacements

Available scores on 74 knee replacements

Number better after surgery in terms of knee scores: 70 out of 74

Average rise in scores for these was 48 (70 knee replacements)

Number no better after surgery : 4 out of 74.

Average fall in scores for these four was 21 (range of scores: -31,-16,-14,-24)

Complications

Angina, Atrial fibrillation, sacral sore, wound infection warranting debridement and closure (two operations), urinary tract infection, spacer mis-match to Oxford knee (discussed with international expert), stiffness (2 cases), stitch abscess, wound edge overlap.

Average rise in score for entire cohort was 44 (74 knee replacements)

 

Acknowledgements: Hari Chitnavis who helped collate data.

Calculations by Jai Chitnavis. 22nd October 2014. Raw data available for review.

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Study Day. Saturday 10th October 2015.

This year’s meeting, to be held at Downing College Cambridge, features topics on Sports Medicine, Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery and Problem Knees in the Middle-Aged.

Speakers include Professor Cathy Speed, Mr Vikas Khanduja, Mr Christopher Servant and Mr Jai Chitnavis.

A buffet lunch is included in the £40 it costs to cover costs.

Contact j.chitnavis@uk-consultants.co.uk or call 01223 253763.