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This was a retrospective review of the nine open wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) done in a regional hospital in Hong Kong from 2006 to 2008. The mechanical hip-knee-ankle angle improved from average 169.5°(164°-175°) to average 183.9° (179°-187°). Patellar descent was noted in all patients postoperatively, with Blackburne-Peel (BP) index significantly(More)
OBJECTIVES To introduce the practice of a nurse-led orthopaedic clinic for managing stable patients after total hip or knee replacement and to evaluate its efficacy. DESIGN Case series. SETTING A public hospital in Hong Kong. PATIENTS Patients who had stable primary total knee replacement or total hip replacement done for longer than 2 years were(More)
Osteoarticular amyloidosis can be one of the musculoskeletal system manifestations related to dialysis. We share our experience in dealing with a case of disseminated haemodialysis-associated amyloidosis in a 74-year-old end-stage renal failure patient. This patient suffered from a serious complication, namely an unprovoked pathological fracture at the(More)
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