Keyhole surgery techniques have revolutionised many areas of medicine, from knee and shoulder repair to stomach surgery and gallbladder removal. When it comes to the hip, keyhole surgery – or arthroscopy – has made a whole range of procedures easier and safer. We spoke to leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Sujith Konan to find out how hip arthroscopy works, what benefits it offers over open surgery and what conditions it can be used for.
Cartilage transplant can be used to treat joints that cause pain or swelling but is usually undertaken after other techniques such as rest, physiotherapy and activity modification have failed to resolve symptoms. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Sujith Konan explains more...
The PCL is a ligament in your knee that can be damaged when playing certain sports or while driving. Left untreated, an injury to the PCL can cause unsteadiness while walking or kneeling down. We asked leading orthopaedic Mr Sujith Konan how PCL injuries are diagnosed in clinic and how they can be treated.
A proximal hamstring injury occurs with a sudden contraction of the muscle, often with the hip and knee joints pulling in opposite directions. Mr Sujith Konan is a leading orthopaedic surgeon and here he explains how such an injury happens and how they can be treated.
Leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Sujith Konan explains how robotic-assisted surgery is revolutionising hip and knee surgery and leading to better surgical outcomes.
Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Sujith Konan discusses how 3D printed knees could completely change the future of knee replacement surgery. Find out more.