Osteoarthritis: Fundamentals and Strategies for Joint-Preserving Treatment

Osteoarthritis: Fundamentals and Strategies for Joint-Preserving Treatment

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Osteoarthritis: Fundamentals and Strategies for Joint-Preserving Treatment by J. Grifka

Joint-preserving techniques for conservative and operative treatment in gonarthritis are developing rapidly. This book outlines the latest treatment options for joint preservation in osteoarthritis. These include drug treatment, viscosupplementation, arthroscopy, cartilage transplantation and osteotomy. Experts have reviewed and updated each area including their own personal experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642877544
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiologic and Economic Aspects of Osteoarthrosis.- Clinical Picture of Osteoarthrosis.- Morphogenesis of Osteoarthrosis.- Movement-Induced Orientation: A Potential Mechanism of Cartilage Collagen Network Morphogenesis.- Pharmacological Basis for the Therapy of Osteoarthrosis.- Drug Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Aspects.- Histological Changes of Cartilage and Subchondral Bone in Varus Gonarthrosis: Comparison with Radiographic and Macroscopic Findings.- Arthroscopic Management of Degenerative Joint Disease.- Arthroscopic and Open Techniques for Transplantation of Osteochondral Autografts and Allografts in Different Joints.- Tissue Engineering in Cartilage Repair: In Vitro and In Vivo Experiments on Cell-Seeded Collagen Matrices.- Autologous Chondrocyte Grafting for the Treatment of Cartilage Defects.- Perichondrial Grafting for the Treatment of Hyalin Cartilage Defects: Experimental In Vitro and In Vivo Data.- Cartilage Destruction of the Knee Due to Partial Meniscal Resection.- Meniscus Replacement and Osteoarthrosis.- Evaluation of Arthroscopic Techniques and Osteotomies in Gonarthritis.- Gonarthrosis Treatment According to the “Knee School” Method — A Prospective Randomized Study.- Knee School: Practical Management in Rehabilitation.- Psychologic Aspects of Training Therapy.

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