Osteotomies Around the Knee: Indications – Planning – Surgical techniques using Plate Fixators, 1e
by Philipp Lobenhoffer, Ronald J. van Heerwaarden, Alex E. Staubli, Roland P. Jakob
- Hardcover: 300 pages
- Publisher: AO Publishing, Davos; 1 edition (November 19, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3131475315
- ISBN-13: 978-3131475312
- Amazon Price: $209.99
- Points to download: 150 Points
- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 24.4 MB
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Written by leading surgeons with expertise in performing osteotomies around the knee, this book is an essential reference for the current techniques in joint-preserving knee surgery. The book opens with a thorough discussion of physiology, pathophysiology, clinical evaluation, and imaging. It then describes the indications and basic principles of treatment and provides a detailed planning algorithm for high-tibial osteotomy. Separate chapters cover various clinical applications, addressing important topics ranging from the effects of osteotomies on cartilage pressure in the knee to management for failed osteotomies around knee. The book also discusses the latest technological developments in the field, such as computer-assisted navigation and the development of plate fixators.
Clinical insights and practical tips from experts in the field
Detailed presentation of surgical techniques
Numerous high-quality images and illustrations demonstrating key concepts
Discussion of how to manage complications after high-tibial open-wedge osteotomy