Surgical Techniques for the Knee

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $138.66
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 27%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $138.66   
  • New (2) from $194.42   
  • Used (2) from $138.66   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$194.42
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(55)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
"New, ships through UPS and DHL. Excellent customer service. Satisfaction guaranteed!! "

Ships from: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$304.79
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition: New
0865779775 New. Looks like an interesting title!

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

This text presents a more inclusive surgical approach for what one might describe as the more global nature of knee conditions. The line drawings are excellent, with most chapters including surgical photographs. ...Experienced clinicians will enjoy the Tips and Pearls and Pitfalls and Complications sections. Therapists may find it helpful to demonstrate the specific procedures performed by the surgeon as they educate their patients.--Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Mark R Hutchinson, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This efficiently written book describes surgical techniques and procedures for the knee. Designed to be a how-to reference for orthopedic surgeons to easily digest the specifics of techniques in review or preparation for surgery, the book does not bog readers down in background, debate, or history. Rather, it jumps right in and details "how to do it" with all of the related pearls and pitfalls.
Purpose: Indeed, it is this exact purpose for which the book is written, "...to describe operative procedures in a straightforward and succinct fashion." These clearly are worthy objectives especially in the busy life of orthopedic surgeons who do not wish to sift through background information, but want to get the down-and-dirty information on how to approach or perform a specific procedure. Each chapter accomplishes this goal nicely, making the book a valuable acquisition for practicing orthopedists.
Audience: This is a book that will be not be hidden on the shelf, but commonly used by general orthopedic surgeons in preparation for knee cases that they perform less frequently. It is a great preparatory read for orthopedic residents, fellows, and even established practitioners before they begin a myriad of knee surgeries. The key editors hail from the prestigious Insall/Scott/Kelly Center and credit at least some of their academic heritage to the great John Insall. Chapter contributors range from distinguished professors to assistant professors at various institutions, but all have remained true to the focus of creating an efficient how-to text on surgical techniques for the knee.
Features: Clearly, the gift of this book is its focus on specific techniques. The drawings and pictures are worth more than the proverbial thousand words and assist the authors in accomplishing the goals of passing on techniques in the most efficient fashion. If I had any suggestions for the authors, it would be to subdivide the table of contents into categories with headings rather than the sequential list of topics. This would make it easier to find a topic to improve efficiency of use. In addition, while I respect the decision to minimize references in keeping with the purpose of the book, I would include a larger suggested reading list at the end of each chapter.
Assessment: Overall, this is a most impressive addition to our armamentarium. I am confident it will be one of the most frequently used books in our library for orthopedic residents to prepare for cases. I strongly recommend it. Readers will not be disappointed.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865779778
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 2/7/2006
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Section Chief, Adult Knee Reconstruction, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)