For General Practioners

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Referral protocols

Patients can be referred for consultation with Professor Kohan for the following procedures:

  1. Total Hip Replacement
  2. Hip Resurfacing
  3. Total Knee Replacement
  4. Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing
  5. Knee Arthroscopy
  6. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

1Total Hip Replacement

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries (in particular Dental procedure past & planned) & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol:

  • 1 Week, removal of clips/sutures & general check up
  • 2 Weeks, doppler ultrasound calf on the operated side
  • 6 Weeks follow up X-ray

2Hip Resurfacing

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries (in particular Dental procedure past & planned) & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol:

  • 1 Week, removal of clips/sutures & general check up
  • 2 Weeks, doppler ultrasound calf on the operated side
  • 6 Weeks follow up X-ray

3Total Knee Replacement

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries (in particular Dental procedure past & planned) & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol :

  • 1 Week, removal of clips/sutures & general check up
  • 2 Weeks, doppler ultrasound calf on the operated side
  • 6 Weeks follow up X-ray

4Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries (in particular Dental procedure past & planned) & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol :

  • 1 Week, removal of clips/sutures & general check up
  • 2 Weeks, doppler ultrasound calf on the operated side
  • 6 Weeks follow up X-ray

5Knee Arthroscopy

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol :

  • Follow up 5 days

6Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Patient requirements include:

  • GP referral
  • Weight Bearing X-Rays AP/lateral/ – centered on the joint line (no older than 3 months)
  • List of current medications
  • History of past surgeries & medical conditions
  • Details of treating Cardiologist

Post operation appointment protocol :

  • 1 Week, removal of clips/sutures & general check up
  • 2 Weeks, doppler ultrasound calf on the operated side
  • 6 Weeks follow up X-ray