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The Bristol Knee Clinic

The Bristol Orthopaedic Clinic

• The Glen Spire Hospital, Bristol
• St Mary's Hospital, Bristol
• St Joseph's Hospital, Newport
• The Lister Hospital, London

Appointment Bookings:

• Tel: 0117 970 6655


The "Glen" Spire Hospital
Redland Hill
Bristol BS6 6UT

Tel: 0117 980 4080

Bristol Nuffield Hospital at St Mary's
Upper Byron Place
Bristol BS8 1JU

Tel: 0117 970 6655

St Joseph's Hospital
Harding Avenue
Newport NP20 6ZE

Tel: 01633 820300

The Lister Hospital
The Lister Hospital
Chelsea Bridge Rd.

Tel: 01179 706655

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ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Study Group

Author: Andrea Beaumont     Date: 3/8/2010

"Meeting - Meridien, Phuket Beach Resort, Phuket, Thailand 20-26 February 2010"

This bi-annual meeting took place in Phuket. It was hosted by Dr Hans Paessler MD of Heidelberg, Germany. The Executive Director, Jon Bergfeld, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic USA, and Dr Jon Feagin MD, as the founder of the group, were in attendance.

The meeting included group presentations from all the assembled members along with extensive discussion on new topics in anterior cruciate ligament surgery and knee surgery in general.

Subjects discussed included

ACL study How Good Are We at Clinical Examination Following ACL Reconstruction.

Comparison of Patellofemoral Cartilage Damage at the time of the ACL Revision Surgery between Patellar Tendon Autografts versus Other Grafts at the Primary Reconstruction.

Hamstring strength recovery following hamstring tendon harvest for ACL reconstruction: A comparison between graft types.

Mr Johnson is one of only a few British members of the ACL Study Group.


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