ancient Egyptian orthopaedics xray

Inspired by the Ramses-II exhibition currently at the Australian Museum, Sydney, A.M. Orthopaedics is proud to present its own little bit of history. Did you know that the first known intramedullary nail was found in a mummy named Usermontu (from 1,500 BC)? It looks like Usermontu had avascular necrosis or septic arthritis of his left […]

Australian National Orthopaedics Institute meeting November 2023

Australian National Orthopaedics Institute meeting November 2023

The Australian National Orthopaedic Institute (ANOI) had its final meeting for 2023. It was kindly sponsored by Future Surgical Pty Ltd and AM Orthopaedics. Aside from the rustic venue (the Lock Inn, Alexandria) and the great food, robust and lively discussions were had around clinical cases, new developments, morbidity and mortality results, clinical audit of […]

Prof Lawrence Kohan Retires

An extract from Prof Lawrence Kohan on his retirement. I will be retiring from surgical practice on March 30, 2023 and from clinical consultations on April 21, 2023. I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to all of the patients and referring doctors who have entrusted me with their care. It is an […]

AM Orthopaedics Staff and Associates Appreciation Dinner

Corinne, our Practice Manager, was awarded an excellence award for her dedication. Our experienced anaesthetist Dr Dennis Kerr presented the award. Surgeons collaborated on the establishment of the Australian National Orthopaedic Institute. #amorthopaedics #drsamifarah #hipandkneesurgeon #obarsydney

Early mobilisation after hip and knee replacements with LIA pain control REDUCES risk of blood clots.

This study reports the results of a multimodal thromboprophylaxis protocol for lower limb arthroplasty involving risk stratification, intraoperative calf compression, aspirin prophylaxis and early (within 4 h) post-operative mobilisation facilitated by the use of local infiltration analgesia. The study also aimed to identify risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) within a 3-month period following surgery […]