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Wednesday 10th July 2019

The Newcastle Surgical Training Centre

Knee Preservation Masterclass

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The Knee Preservation Masterclass is a cadaveric, educational meeting for the knee preservation specialists. During the day we will cover the latest in preservation for the knee in 2 key areas - Cartilage and Meniscus.

Using the latest technology for in-office diagnostics with MiEye2, delegates will then be able to delve into the ROCKstar portfolio for surgical Cartilage options and also get hands on experience with a treatment algorithm for Meniscus damage. All taught by an expert faculty of Surgeons. #savethejoint.

Educational Courses video link



08:45 - 09:30
In clinic scope MiEye 2 - Paul Trikha

Arthroscopic Techniques

09:30 - 11:00
Cartilage Treatment - NanoFX/AMIC - David Elson
Handling NanoFX and Chondro-Gide first on a separate condyle sample outside the joint, before progressing to a demonstration and practical of Arthroscopic technique on cadaveric specimen.

11:00 - 11:30
Meniscal Algorithm - Actifit/MAT/NuSurface - Rene Verdonk
Demonstration and practical on cadaveric specimen.

11:30 - 11:45

11:45 - 13:00
Meniscal Augment - Actifit - Rene Verdonk
Demonstration and practical on cadaveric specimen.

13:00 - 13:45

Open Techniques

13:45 - 14:30
Trochlear Plasty - Arthrosurface WAVE/Kahuna - Raghbir Khakha
Demonstration and practical on cadaveric specimen.

14:30 - 15:00
Allogenic Open Cartilage Repair
ProChondrix Instructional video and practical on cadaveric specimen using autologous fibrin glue.

15:00 - 16:00
Osteochondral Defect Repair - Osteochondral Allografting - Martyn Snow (pre-recorded instructional video of the JRF instrumentation)
Practical session includes harvesting the core and implantation into cadaveric specimen.

16:00 - 16:30
Take home coffee and snacks


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Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson, Convenor

David Elson

David Elson, Convenor

Raghbir Khakha

Raghbir Khakha

Martyn Snow

Martyn Snow

Paul Trikha

Paul Trikha

Rene Verdonk

Rene Verdonk

meniscus tissue 
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Joint Operations surgeon demo