Sports Injuries of the Knee

Surgical Approaches

Publication Date:
March 2006 
Edition:
1
Pages:
240
Illustrations:
272
Format:
Hardback
Print ISBN:
9781588903068
E-Book ISBN:
9781604065305
32 surgical treatments for problems of the knee

32 surgical treatments for problems of the knee

Sports Injuries of the Knee: Surgical Approaches discusses 32 key surgical treatments for managing the most common problems and sports-related injuries to the knee.

Each chapter outlines physical examination techniques, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, indications, operative and non-operative treatment options, patient positioning, goals, approaches, surgical techniques, and postoperative considerations. Leading experts offer their perspectives on procedures such as arthroscopic meniscal repair, ligament reconstruction, osteochondritis dissecans treatment, osteotomies about the knee, proximal/distal realignment for patellar instability, tibial spine fractures, and more.

Highlights:

  • Features practical tips on how to handle from the experts on handling articular cartilage abnormalities, ligament tears, patellofemoral problems, tendon injuries, fractures and more
  • Includes numerous approaches for osteotomy, ACL reconstruction, and PCL reconstruction
  • Describes the management of difficult multiligament injuries
  • Contains "Pearls" and "Pitfalls" call attention to key points and offer tips for how to avoid complications
  • Supplemented by more than 270 illustrations aid the comprehension of each surgical technique

All orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, fellows in training, and residents treating patients with knee injuries and conditions will appreciate the wealth of information in this reference.

32 surgical treatments for problems of the knee

32 surgical treatments for problems of the knee

32 surgical treatments for problems of the knee

Sports Injuries of the Knee: Surgical Approaches discusses 32 key surgical treatments for managing the most common problems and sports-related injuries to the knee.

Each chapter outlines physical examination techniques, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, indications, operative and non-operative treatment options, patient positioning, goals, approaches, surgical techniques, and postoperative considerations. Leading experts offer their perspectives on procedures such as arthroscopic meniscal repair, ligament reconstruction, osteochondritis dissecans treatment, osteotomies about the knee, proximal/distal realignment for patellar instability, tibial spine fractures, and more.

Highlights:

  • Features practical tips on how to handle from the experts on handling articular cartilage abnormalities, ligament tears, patellofemoral problems, tendon injuries, fractures and more
  • Includes numerous approaches for osteotomy, ACL reconstruction, and PCL reconstruction
  • Describes the management of difficult multiligament injuries
  • Contains "Pearls" and "Pitfalls" call attention to key points and offer tips for how to avoid complications
  • Supplemented by more than 270 illustrations aid the comprehension of each surgical technique

All orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, fellows in training, and residents treating patients with knee injuries and conditions will appreciate the wealth of information in this reference.

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