Complex Arthroplasty Unit (Hip & Knee Joint Replacement)

Services at | Updated 31 Jul 2020

The Complex Arthroplasty Unit is based at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. It is the tertiary referral centre for hip and knee joint replacement in South West London. The unit specialises in the care and treatment of patients who suffer from advanced arthritis in their hip or knee joints or …


Muscle and Nerve Channelopathy Clinic

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 28 Jul 2020

Skeletal Muscle Channelopathies Skeletal muscle channelopathies are rare neuromuscular diseases that cause symptoms of episodic muscle weakness or paralysis or a difficulty in relaxing muscles (the muscles can feel stuck or cramped) after they are contracted. Approximately 1 in 100 000 people in the UK has a muscle channelopathy. Muscle …


Transition service for young adults with neuromuscular disorders

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 28 Jul 2020 | Tags: neurology neuromuscular paediatric neurology

From the age of 16 years onwards young patients with a neuromuscular disorder will be transitioned from their paediatric clinic to adult services. This can be a time of great change as it is also a time when other life decisions are being made e.g. leaving school or staying in …


Going home after having a spinal or epidural

Services at | Updated 29 Jul 2020

This website provides some important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal procedure on our delivery suite. The anaesthetic team always aim to review you before you are sent home to make sure that you have recovered from your spinal or epidural. Sometimes you can be discharged …


Resources

Services at | Updated 30 Jul 2020

1. Starting a research project https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/education-and-research/research/initiating-research-lead-by-st-georges/ 2. GCP training https://www.nihr.ac.uk/health-and-care-professionals/learning-and-support/good-clinical-practice.htm


Current studies

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Publications

Services at | Updated 15 Jul 2020

The department has published papers on a variety of research topics, listed below: 2020 CovidSurg Collaborative. Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. Accepted for publication The Lancet 13.5.2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-X Mortality and morbidity of stairlift injuries : analysis of the UK …


St George’s Trauma and Orthopaedic Department Musculoskeletal Unit Research and Trauma Trials Clinical Research Unit

St George’s Trauma and Orthopaedic Department Musculoskeletal Unit Research and Trauma Trials Clinical Research Unit

Services at | Updated 27 Jul 2020

The clinical research unit in Trauma and Orthopaedics at St George’s Hospital participates in a number of national trials recruiting patients into studies investigating musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. These studies are supported by the National Institute for Health Research and have contributed to improvements in care for many patients in the UK. …


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Information for Health Professionals

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