Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Reconstructive Knee Surgery

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Reconstructive Knee Surgery

by Douglas W. Jackson, Spencer Phippen, Christy Krames, Spencer Phippen
     
 

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This acclaimed volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series is now in its Second Edition—significantly expanded and updated to reflect the latest improvements in surgical technique. The world's foremost experts in reconstructive knee surgery describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and

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This acclaimed volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series is now in its Second Edition—significantly expanded and updated to reflect the latest improvements in surgical technique. The world's foremost experts in reconstructive knee surgery describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon's-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by a noted medical illustrator.This edition features thorough updates on all techniques and new chapters on meniscal fixation, cruciate graft harvesting, MCL reconstruction, arthroscopic lavage and chondroplasty, microfracture, osteochondral plugs, chondrocyte transplantation, arthroscopic synovectomy, and pigmented villonodular synovitis. The chapter on the ACL has been expanded to cover harvesting techniques of the hamstring, the patellar tendon, and the quadriceps tendon.

Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Edward Abraham, M.D.(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This second edition book deals with reconstructive operations for disorders and injuries of the knee joint.
Purpose: The purpose is to describe newer reconstructive knee procedures, which focus on arthroscopic techniques and less invasive operations. These worthy objectives are met in most cases.
Audience: The book is written mainly for orthopedic surgeons. The editor Douglas W. Jackson, MD, medical director of the Orthopaedic Research Center Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, California, is nationally and internationally know for his work on the knee joint.
Features: This new edition builds on the first one by adding new chapters on meniscal fixation, meniscal transplantation, cruciate graft harvesting, medial collateral ligament reconstruction, opening-wedge osteotomy, intraarticular fractures, arthroscopic lavage and chondroplasty, microfractures, osteochondral plugs, chondrocyte transplantation and pigmented villonodular synovitis. The black-and-white and color photos and illustrations are of excellent quality.
Assessment: This work is one in the series of master techniques in orthopedic surgery is edited by Roby C. Thompson. The book is truly an excellent and timely work, very well written by a group of carefully chosen knee experts. I very highly recommend it to all orthopedic surgeons caring for patients with knee disorders and injuries.
4 Stars! from Doody

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781731676
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.97(d)

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