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Surgical Techniques for the Knee

Surgical Techniques for the Knee


Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780865779778
Publication Date: February 2006

An instructional guide to 55 knee procedures

This book is a concise instructional guide to surgical treatment of common knee injuries. It gives you the essential details of preoperative planning, technique, and postoperative management for more than 55 procedures for sports medicine injuries, adult knee reconstruction, and trauma. Expert contributors describe each technique in a straightforward and succinct fashion using a stepwise approach and easy-to-follow outline format. You will also find hundreds of exquisite graphics highlighting important concepts.

Techniques for knee arthroplasty, quadriceps snip, ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, total knee replacement, opening wedge osteotomy are provided. More than 350 high-quality illustrations demonstrating all operative steps, and "Pearls" and "Pitfalls" providing guidance for avoiding complications make this text the ultimate professional resource for orthopedic surgeons and other specialists treating knee injuries. It is also an outstanding review text for fellows, residents and students.

1. The Medial Parapatellar Approach to the Knee
2. The Subvastus Approach
3. The Lateral Approach in Total Knee Arthroplasty
4. Knee Replacement: Midvastus Approach
5. The Trivector Knee Arthrotomy Approach
6. Quadriceps Snip
7. Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
8. Modified V-Y Quadriceps Turndown
9. Autologous Cartilage Implantation: Cartilage Biopsy, Cartilage Implantation
10. Chondral Injuries Treated with Osteochondral Autograft Transfer
11. Arthroscopic Abrasion Arthroplasty
12. Articular Cartilage Paste Grafting
13. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
14. Ligament Injuries: Anterior Cruciate Ligament with Hamstring Tendons
15. Ligament Injuries: Anterior Cruciate Ligament with Quadriceps Tendon Reconstruction
16. Ligament Injuries: Posterior Cruciate Ligament
17. Combined Ligament Injuries
18. Surgical Atlas of Knee Ligament Injuries: Revision of the Failed Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
19. Meniscus Repair: Outside-In Technique
20. Meniscal Repair: Inside-Out Technique
21. Meniscal Injuries/Repair: T-Fix
22. Meniscal Injuries/Repair: Arrow
23. Meniscal Injuries/Repair: Staples
24. Meniscal Injuries/Repair: RapidLoc
25. Meniscal Injuries/Repair: FasT-Fix
26. Meniscal Injuries: BioStinger
27. Meniscal Transplantation: Double Bone Plug Technique
28. Tibial Plateau Fractures
29. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Intra-articular Distal Femur Fractures
30. Supracondylar Femur Fracture: Rod
31. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Patella
32. Quadriceps Tendon Repair
33. Rupture of the Patellar Tendon
34. Total Knee Arthroplasty—Varus Deformity: Medial Release
35. Total Knee Replacement: Medial Release via Osteotomy
36. Total Knee Replacement: Valgus Release
37. Total Knee Arthroplasty: Posterior Cruciate Ligament Recession
38. Total Knee Replacement: Pearls of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Preservation
39. Total Knee Replacement: Pearls Posterior Cruciate Ligament Substitution
40. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: Component Removal and Modular Selection
41. Infected Total Knee Replacement: Cement Spacer
42. Infected Total Knee Replacement: Two-Stage Exchange Using the PROSTALAC System
43. Total Knee Replacement: Patella Tendon Rupture—Acute
44. Patellar Tendon Rupture: Chronic
45. Ligament Advancement in Total Knee Arthroplasty
46. Fracture Above Total Knee Arthroplasty: Femur
47. Periprosthetic Tibial Fractures
48. Total Knee Replacement: Periprosthetic Patella Fractures
49. Arthroscopic Lateral Retinacular Release
50. Patellofemoral Syndrome: Proximal Realignment
51. Patellofemoral Syndrome: Anteriomedialization of the Extensor Mechanism
52. Opening Wedge Osteotomy: Femoral
53. Opening Wedge Osteotomy: Tibial
54. Closing Wedge Proximal Tibial Osteotomy
55. Varus Distal Femoral Osteotomy
56. Tissue Expansion in Total Knee Arthroplasty

This text presents a more inclusive surgical approach for what one might describe as the more global nature of knee conditions. The line drawings are excellent, with most chapters including surgical photographs ...Experienced clinicians will enjoy the "Tips and Pearls and Pitfalls and Complications" sections. Therapists may find it helpful to demonstrate the specific procedures performed by the surgeon as they educate their patients. --Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

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