The Knee and the cruciate ligaments: anatomy, biomechanics, clinical aspects, reconstruction, complications, rehabilitation

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Roland Jakob, H.-U. Stäubli
Springer-Verlag, 1992 - Medical - 637 pages
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The knowledge of leading orthopedic surgeons is channeled into this monograph to convey all the facts necessary for the successful surgical treatment of the cruciate ligaments. The various aspects of reconstructive knee surgery are given equal weight in the well-balanced text, making the study of these procedures easy as well as informative. The contents cover: * Anatomy and biomechanics * Diagnosis * Treatment of recent and chronic cruciate ligament insufficiency, including new arthroscopic reconstruction techniques * Accompanying injuries of the meniscus and important secondary stabilizers, including the posterolateral capsules *Accompanying lesions of the posterior ligament or of artificial ligaments * Early and late complications, including problems with artificial ligaments * Treatment of late arthrosis * Rehabilitation * Documentation and evaluation

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Terms Definitions and Glossaries
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Historical and Current Perspectives in the Treatment
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Fabbriciani M Oransky
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