Knee Arthroplasty

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Paul A. Lotke
Raven Press, 1995 - Medical - 379 pages
This text is intended to be of use as a reference offering direct and detailed access to the techniques preferred by orthopaedic surgeons in knee arthroplasty. Chapters cover topics including: indications and contraindications; preoperative planning and patient evaluation; patient positioning and draping; specific surgical approaches and exposures; step-by-step accounts of the surgical procedure; postoperative management; expected results; rehabilitation; possible complications and their management. Full-colour, sequential, surgeon's-eye-view intraoperative photographs with supplemental drawings are provided, as well as radiographs, CT scans, MR images and other diagnostic studies.

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