Knee Replacements

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Surgeon:  Professor Paul Y F Lee - experience 

Knee replacement is a good option to treat osteoarthritis (OA) for some patients, however it is not for everyone. There are over 1000 different types of knee replacement options on the market, their designs are extremely complex. There are theoretical benefits for each design and material used. Prof. Lee is trained in different types of systems and will be able to maximise their design features for individual patients.

Prof. Lee has extensive experience in Knee Replacement surgery. His knowledge and clinical acumen are recognised and certified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Tr & Orth) as well as the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

Read more on non-muscle crushing compression enchanced recovery for Knee surgery 

Prof. Lee has developed a specific pathway to further enchance recovery following knee replacement. By working with the anaesthetic and theatre team, the use of a tournaquet is no longer needed. This means that the muscle, nerves and vessels around thepatient’s thigh will not be crushed during surgery. This will enable muscle and nerves to stay perfused during surgery, which will enable early moblisation and recovery.  more

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Below is a list of publications by Mr Lee in the field of Knee and soft tissue Surgery:

  • Lee PYF, Chandratreya AP (2017) Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction with FiberTape Demonstrates Equivalent Clinical Outcomes in Comparison to Gracilis Tendon Autograft at 4-years follow up. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Sep 19. doi:10.1007/s00167-017-4711-7
  • Lee PYF, Winfield TG, Harris SRS, et al (2017). Unloading knee brace is a cost-effective method to bridge and delay surgery in unicompartmental knee arthritis. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med ;2:e000195.doi:10.1136/bmjsem- 016- 000195
  • Lee PYF, Nixion A, Chandratreya AP, Murray JM (2017) Synovial Plica Syndrome of the Knee: A Commonly Overlooked Cause of Anterior Knee Pain
    The Surgery Journal 2017; 01: e9-e16 doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1598047
  • Golding D, Brock J, Whiting B, Lee PYF (2017) Intra-articular Injections for Management of Knee Osteoarthritis. J Arthritis 6:242. doi: 10.4172/2167-7921.1000242
  • Gul S, Lee PYF, Davies A (2016) Clinical Outcomes of Tibial Tubercle Transfer for Anterior Knee Pain and Patello-femoral Instability. J Arthritis 5:204. doi:10.4172/2167-7921.1000204
  • Lee PYF, Holt M (2016) The Effects of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in Soft Tissue Balancing During Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthritis 5:202. doi:10.4172/2167-7921.1000202
  • Ram MR, Lee PYF,  Chandratreya AP (2017) Mid Term Results Of Patellofemoral Arthroplasty Using Journey ® Prosthesis. ISAKOS Biennial Congress. ePoster #1279

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