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Joint Preservation in Knee Arthritis

Mr Sood’s article in Practice Matters magazine describes the joint-preserving options that are available for people suffering from knee arthritis. This will be of interest to those patients who are keen to avoid or to delay knee replacement surgery but who wish to explore other pain relieving options. The full-text of the article appears below ...
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Treatments for Cartilage damage

Mr Sood’s article in Vantage Magazine explains the available options to deal with articular cartilage damage and early arthritis.  Such damage is often related to sporting injuries.  The treatments aim to restore the damaged cartilage where possible and this is knee joint preservation.  Such treatment also helps to relieve pain and to prevent further deterioration ...
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Understanding Total Hip Replacement

Mr Sood produced an article for Arthritis Today Magazine (an Arthritis Research UK publication) to help its readers to understand hip replacement surgery including an explanation of the latest advances.  The article answers commonly asked questions about the difference between cemented and uncemented hip replacements and also the different materials used at the bearing surface, such as ...
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Revision Hip Replacement surgery: work presented at EFORT London

Today Mr Sood and his team presented research work at this international conference. He is one of a few specialists who perform the most complex re-do hip replacement operations. The work related to the use of a specific technique (cup-cage) in very complex revision (re-do hip) replacement surgery where the socket is badly damaged with ...
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Meniscal Tears and Luis Suarez – Manoj Sood interviewed on Radio 5Live

Following the news that Suarez had sustained a knee injury and meniscal tear, Mr Sood appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire show to give his views on the likelihood of Suarez being fit in time for England’s important World Cup match against Uruguay on June 19th. Listen to the interview on BBC Radio 5 Live.  Click HERE ...
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The Hip Replacement That Has Lasted 68 Years

Norman Sharp, now 91 years old, celebrated having the World’s longest lasting Hip replacement this week. He was the first patient in the newly formed NHS to have a hip replacement in 1948.  In those days a hip replacement, far from being the routine operation that it is now, was new and untested technology.  Many ...
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Leg-length in Hip Replacement

Mr Sood and his team presented work at the European Hip Society in Stockholm on the topic of how to make sure that patients leg length is restored correctly after total hip replacement.  After hip replacement the operated leg can be lengthened and patients can find this difficult.  Shortening can also occur but this is ...
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Dislocating Hip Replacements cured

Mr Sood and his team presented work at The annual Meeting of the British Hip Society in Exeter on the difficult problem of dislocating hip replacements.  Mr Sood specialises in re-do hip replacements and is often referred patients who are suffering repeated hip dislocations.  This is a distressing complication that can occur soon after a ...
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Follow-up after Hip replacement

Once implanted, joint replacements should be periodically followed-up.  This follow-up includes taking x-rays to assess the implants.  The minimum recommended follow-up for implants with a known good track record involves review at 1 year and then at 5 year intervals.  Personally we believe that after 15 years closer follow-up is a good idea with review every ...
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