April 2018

Not just limb savers but life savers!

Recently a gentleman entered Murdoch Orthopaedic Clinic with his wife, as he was visiting a friend in hospital and felt unwell. As they were standing at the Clinic’s reception desk, the gentleman suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Our reception staff quickly took control of the situation, immediately organising two of our specialists to commence CPR whilst the […]

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MAKO Robotic Orthopaedic Surgery Technology

Mr Graham Forward is an early adopter of the MAKO Robotic Orthopaedic Surgery Technology. The robotic surgery is a major advance in precision joint replacement as the kinematics of the joint are restored. Uni compartmental knee replacement is back as the robot allows optimal sizing and component alignment. Patients are saying it feels like their […]

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Patient’s Pedal Power Tests Knee Strength

Five Orthopaedic Surgeons at St John of God Murdoch Hospital, including Mr Mark Hurworth and Mr Gerald Lim from Murdoch Orthopaedic Clinic, have embarked on a study that will get patients pedalling on bicycles to measure the recovery of muscle function following knee replacement surgery.

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Custom Knee Replacement

Mr Gerald Lim, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Murdoch Orthopaedic Clinic, reviewed a patient he has been keenly following; a 66 year old man who is 195 cm tall. Initially the patient presented to Mr Lim over a year ago with severe osteoarthritis of both knees and a “windswept” deformity whereby one knee was severely bowed and […]

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