Arthroscopy of the Knee

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Thieme, 1991 - Medical - 149 pages
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Arthroscopy is now a safe way of diagnosing disorders of the knee joint. Consistent procedures allow for speedy orientation within the knee joint's complex structures. The section on diagnosis covers the menisci, capsular ligament, cartilage, patella & synovia. The section on operative procedures deals with all of the surfaces & internal structures of the knee joint.

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Techniques and Prerequisites
Problems and Complications
Diagnostic Arthroscopy
Examination of the Menisci
Examination of Capsule and Ligaments
Disorders of the Synovial Membrane and Plica Syndrome
Arthroscopic Surgery
Surgery of the Joint Surfaces
Arthroscopy and Miniarthrotomy
Late Results

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