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.

Dettagli Articolo

Tipologia: Libro
Autore: Publishers : Medical Publications : Orthopedics

Simonian, Cole, Bach

Sottotitolo: Surgical Approaches
Pubblicato: 2006 240 pp, 3 tables, 272 illustrations
Casa Editrice: Thieme
ISBN: 9781588903068

Prezzo Scontato: € 129.95

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