Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Autologous Cartilage Transplantation (ACI) is the gold standard in biological cartilage regeneration. It was NICE approved in 2017 but despite this there has been a low level of uptake in the UK and only a handful of NHS centres provide the procedure. My NHS practice...
Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Mr Datta speaks to Highgate Hospital. Q: What is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement (the technical term is Femoro-Acetabular Impingement or FAI) is caused when excess bone around the hip joint ‘impinges’ or ‘catches’ and causes pain. Pain is usually felt in the groin...
Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Hip Replacement

Hip replacement is the most successful joint replacement performed. It is done for end stage arthritis in the hip where symptoms of hip pain cause disability and loss of independence. A useful guide to hip symptoms is the Oxford Hip Score. Once conservative measures...
Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Biological knee replacement

Biological knee replacement  Tissue engineering techniques are improving now to the point where larger areas of joint damage can be treated. End-stage arthritis with severe pain is treated with knee replacement surgery where either part or whole of the joint is...