Surgical Techniques for the Knee

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Fred Cushner, W. Scott
Thieme, Feb 7, 2006 - Medical - 296 pages
Here is your 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. This text covers techniques for knee arthroplasty, quadriceps snip, ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, total knee replacement, opening wedge osteotomy, and much more! 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.

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The Midvastus Approach
Quadriceps Snip
Cartilage Biopsy
Chondral Injuries Treated with Osteochondral Autograft
Pearls of Posterior Cruciate
Component Removal
TwoStage Exchange
Patella Tendon Rupture
Ligament Advancement in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Periprosthetic Tibial Fractures
Arthroscopic Lateral Retinacular Release
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Director, Insall Scott Kelly Center for Orthopaedi

Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surge

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