Trends in Research and Treatment of Joint Diseases

Trends in Research and Treatment of Joint Diseases

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992)

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ISBN-13: 9784431681946
Publisher: Springer Japan
Publication date: 11/24/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. Pathogenesis of Joint Diseases.- Changes in the Extracellular Matrix of Articular Cartilage in Human Osteoarthritis.- Pathophysiology of Osteoarthritis.- Pathology of Osteoarthrosis.- Mechanical Factors in the Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis.- Immunopathology of Rheumatoid Synovium.- Interaction of Pannus to Rheumatoid Cartilage.- Mechanism of Collagen Breakdown by Local Infiltration of Steroids.- Pathogenesis of Steroid-Induced Avascular Necrosis and Its Response to Lipid Clearing Agent.- Bacterial Adherence in Foreign Body Infection.- II. Joint Surgery and Its Problems.- The Evolution of Hip Replacement.- Hip Reconstruction Supplemented with Chiari-Pelvic Osteotomy.- Management of the Infected Total Knee Replacement by Two-Stage Reimplantation.- Excimer Laser in Joint Surgery: Experimental Basis and Clinical Experience.- Implant Debris from Total Joint Arthroplasties: Studies on the Mechanisms Responsible, the Amounts of Debris Generated, and the Implications in Loosening and Infection.- III: Miscellaneous Conditions in Orthopaedics.- How Should We Treat Fractures?.- Bone Graft Substitutes in Fracture Management: Basic Science and Clinical Results.- Embryology of Human Meniscus.- Etiology of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip Joint.- Pathogenesis of Hallux Valgus.- Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: Current Controversies.- The Etiology of Osteoporosis.

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