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Day Case Major Knee Surgery: ACL reconstructions to Total Knee replacements

Virtual, Thursday 13 October 2022 

A Joint British Association of Day Surgery & HCUK Virtual Conference

Never before has day case surgery been as important to our patients as it now as we embark on our recovery from Covid-19. Not only have we seen a huge rise in the numbers waiting orthopaedic surgery with 588,658 on the waiting list, the highest it has been for a decade and nearly 70,000 waiting over a year, but we have also seen reductions in staff and bed numbers.

Day case anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery and uni-compartment knee replacement surgery has been routine practice for over 10 years in some trusts. Building on this, leading units are now providing total hip and knee replacement surgery on a day case basis. It has been proven to be safe, achievable and has been replicated across a number of trusts.

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