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Lower Limb

Last updated on Monday, April 16, 2018

The Lower Limb service treats patients with hip and knee related concerns. Our team consists of: 8 consultant surgeons 1 clinical fellow 4 advanced nurse practitioners A few of the surgical service we provide are: Primary hip and knee replacement surgery Arthroscopic surgery Revisio...

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Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2024

A colonoscopy allows us to look inside the entire large intestine. The procedure enables our specialists to see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. It is also used to look for causes of unex...

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Tag:   Colonoscopy (1)     bowel (8)     rectal (1)     enema (1)     cancer (22)     rectum (2)     ulcer (2)     growth (1)     tissue (2)    

Trauma and Orthopaedics

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at Wirral University Teaching Hospital provide specialist treatment for disorders to limbs and joints. The type of treatment we offer can be for bone problems such as arthritis or for problems involving ligaments, muscles, tendons and other soft tissue. Our...

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Tag:   Trauma (1)     Orthopaedics (1)     limb (3)     joint (3)     knee (2)     hip (3)     shoulder (1)     neck (4)     spine (2)     ankle (2)     foot (3)     hand (3)     bones (2)    

Pressure Ulcers

Last updated on Thursday, April 19, 2018

All patients admitted to our organization have a full skin inspection to ensure measures are put in place to prevent skin damage. Pressure ulcers are localised injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue as a result of pressure. They are sometimes known as bedsores. They can be classified into...

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Tag:   pressure (1)     sore (1)     pressure sore (1)     ulcer (2)     wound (1)     infection (3)     bed sore (1)     skin injury (1)    

Foot and ankle

Last updated on Monday, June 17, 2024

Foot and Ankle Pain Most people experience pain in and around their feet or ankles at some point in their lives. It’s one of the most complex, hard-working regions of your body. It has 26 bones and 33 small joints, all held together by a network of soft tissue made up of muscles, tendons, ligam...

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Last updated on Wednesday, December 27, 2023

X-ray is an imaging technique to show up abnormalities in bones and certain body tissue, such as breast tissue. An x-ray is the most common form of diagnostic examination used as it is a quick and painless method to diagnose many health conditions such as: Broken bones and fractures Early si...

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UK first for new technology at WUTH

Last updated on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Wirral University Teaching Hospital (WUTH) is the first Trust in the UK to use an innovative system to aid the diagnosis for patients with potential prostate cancer. The state-of-the-art ExactVu ultrasound system is more likely to give a decisive result from the patient’s initial biopsy procedur...

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Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Ultrasounds (also known as sonographs) are considered a safe examination. They use high frequency waves to view the organs and soft tissue of the body to produce an image. Ultrasounds normally take between 10 and 25 minutes depending on which examination you are having. Having an ultrasound is...

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Tag:   Ultrasound (1)     scan (10)     test (9)     sonograph (1)