Sports Injuries 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 menisecal repair, ligament reconstruction, osteochondritis dissecans treatment, osteotomies about the knee, proximal/distal realignment for patellar instability, tibial spine fractures, and more.
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 orthopaedic 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.
Publishers : Medical Publications : Orthopedics
Simonian, Cole, Bach
2006 240 pp, 3 tables, 272 illustrations