Description

This book is a 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. Techniques for knee arthroplasty, quadriceps snip, ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, total knee replacement, opening wedge osteotomy are provided. 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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General Information  
Author(s)Cushner
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Edition1
ISBN9780865779778
Pages296
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2006