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Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee : Diagnosis and Treatment

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E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán, editor. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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This book reviews current knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) of cartilage defects at the knee joint. In the discussion of diagnosis, the focus is primarily on imaging findings, particularly those obtained with MRI. The remainder of the book is devoted to the full range of current conservative and surgical treatments, with attention to both treatment indications and results as reported in the recent literature. In reviewing non-surgical treatment, oral and intra…
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Rodríguez-Merchán, E. Carlos
Responsibility
E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán, editor
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (vi, 117 p. : 44 ill., 26 ill. in color)
ISBN
9788847027275
Subjects (MeSH)
Cartilage Diseases - surgery
Cartilage, Articular - surgery
Knee Injuries - surgery
Knee Joint - surgery
Orthopedic Procedures - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology, Medical
Orthopedics
Orthopedic surgery
Abstract
This book reviews current knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) of cartilage defects at the knee joint. In the discussion of diagnosis, the focus is primarily on imaging findings, particularly those obtained with MRI. The remainder of the book is devoted to the full range of current conservative and surgical treatments, with attention to both treatment indications and results as reported in the recent literature. In reviewing non-surgical treatment, oral and intra-articular medical management is evaluated and rehabilitation and physical therapy are also considered. The three main types of surgical technique--microfracture surgery and similar procedures, mosaicplasty and related techniques, and autologous chondrocyte transplantation--are then extensively discussed in a series of highly informative chapters. This book will be of great practical value for clinicians, assisting in daily decision making.
Contents
Regeneration of Articular Cartilage of the Knee: Basic Concepts -- Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee: Diagnosis and Treatment -- Imaging Techniques of Articular Cartilage -- Refixation of Detached Fragments -- Debridement, Joint Lavage and Cartilage Shaving -- Drilling, Abrasion and Microfractures -- Osteochondral Transplantation and Mosaicplasty -- Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation -- Alignment Osteotomies -- Rehabilitation of Chondral Lesions of the Knee -- Medical Treatment: Intra-articular Injections of Hyaluronic Acid.
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Total Ankle Arthroplasty : Historical Overview, Current Concepts and Future Perspectives

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by Beat Hintermann. --Vienna: Springer-Verlag , c2005.
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Hintermann, Beat
Responsibility
by Beat Hintermann
Place of Publication
Vienna
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2005
ISBN
9783211272541
Subjects (MeSH)
Ankle Joint - surgery
Arthroplasty, Replacement
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
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e-Book
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