Gurdip S. Chahal

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BACKGROUND Around 20% of knee replacement have an unsatisfactory outcome. Pre-operative physiotherapy and education have been proposed to improve post-operative outcomes. OBJECTIVES This systematic review evaluated whether these factors improved length of stay and patient reported outcomes after knee replacement surgery. DATA SOURCES Medline, Embase,(More)
Introduction. End-stage ankle osteoarthritis is a debilitating condition. Traditionally, ankle arthrodesis (AA) has been the surgical intervention of choice but the emergence of total ankle replacement (TAR) has challenged this concept. This systematic review aims to address whether TAR or AA is optimal in terms of functional outcomes. Methods. We conducted(More)
BACKGROUND There is no consensus on the optimal form of venous thromboembolic prophylaxis treatment in hip and knee arthroplasty patients, or on the safety and complication profile of the available chemical prophylaxis modalities. In this study we aimed to measure the return to theatre rate for any cause related to wound complications in patients undergoing(More)
Despite being the most common fibrous tumour of infancy, infantile myofibromatosis is still sufficiently rare for the diagnosis not to be apparent to many clinicians. We present the data from the 12 cases seen in our institute over the last 14 years and highlight three cases, the first a “typical” case, then a retroperitoneal myofibroma that presented with(More)
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