Basic principles of knee arthroscopy: normal and pathological findings : tips and tricks
Springer-Verlag, 1992 - Medical - 253 pages
Arthroscopy of the knee joint has become one of the best known and most frequently performed interventions in orthopedic and general surgery. A precondition for embarking on operative arthroscopy is complete mastery of diagnostic arthroscopy. This volume presents diagnostic arthroscopy and all its potential pitfalls and problems systematically but also lucidly.The instruments, the approaches to the joint, the normal and pathological findings, and, in particular, difficult situations and complications are alldescribed in detail. The authors place special emphasis on practical advice, guiding the reader through every step of the procedure. This book is invaluable for both the novice and the well- versed arthroscopist. Beginners will find it an easy-to- follow introduction to diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy of the knee joint, whilethe more experienced will profit particularly from the numerous tips, tricks, and pointers on technique.
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