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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.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