MIS of the Hip and the Knee: A Clinical Perspective

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This is the first comprehensive reference on minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery of the hip and knee. MIS techniques are gaining popularity worldwide because they are associated with lower morbidities and quicker recoveries than older, invasive procedures. The contributors are world-renowned surgeons who are proponents of MIS techniques in hip and knee arthroplasty. They describe surgical techniques in a step-by-step fashion, supported by instructive photographs and line drawings. Each chapter ...

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Overview

This is the first comprehensive reference on minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery of the hip and knee. MIS techniques are gaining popularity worldwide because they are associated with lower morbidities and quicker recoveries than older, invasive procedures. The contributors are world-renowned surgeons who are proponents of MIS techniques in hip and knee arthroplasty. They describe surgical techniques in a step-by-step fashion, supported by instructive photographs and line drawings. Each chapter includes indications, contra-indications, surgical techniques and practical advice, post-operative management, and clinical results.

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"Minimally invasive techniques are presented as revolutionary for the speed of recovery after total hip and knee replacement. Recognised defenders contribute to this book, present their ideas and share their expertise on this technique." (J. Legaye, Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, Vol. 70(4), 2004)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781475780406
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

The Basic Principles.- Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery.- The Hip.- Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Two-Incision Approach.- Miniincision Total Hip Arthroplasty.- The Knee.- Miniinvasive Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Indications and Technique.- Instrumentation for Unicondylar Knee Replacement.- Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty: Surgical Approach and Early Results of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach.- Unicondylar Knee Surgery: Development of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach.- Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Replacement.- Minimal Incision Surgery in Unicondylar Knee Surgery: The European Experience.- Minimal Incision Total Knee Arthroplasty.- Minimally Invasive Surgery for Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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