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Knee Ligament Injuries

Extraarticular Surgical Techniques

Rossi, Roberto, Margheritini, Fabrizio (Eds.)

2014, X, 184 p. 75 illus., 60 illus. in color.

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  • Practical, “how to” manual on extra articular surgical reconstruction in patients with knee ligament injuries
  • In-depth descriptions of various reconstruction techniques
  • Numerous tips and pearls
Knee ligament injuries are very common and are frequently sports related, although they may arise from trauma experienced during everyday activities. This book provides in-depth descriptions of the extra articular surgical techniques that may be employed when performing ligament reconstruction in patients with injuries involving the posterolateral and posteromedial corners of the knee. It is intended as a practical, “how to” manual that will be of value for both the trainee and the more experienced surgeon. Many of the techniques relate to the central pivot of the knee, i.e. the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. For each technique, indications, presurgical planning, postsurgical follow-up and complications are discussed in addition to the surgical details. Numerous tips and pearls are provided and the techniques are clearly depicted in informative high-quality illustrations. ​

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Chronic knee dislocation - Knee peripheral instability - Medial chronic injury - Postero-lateral reconstruction - Postero-medial reconstruction

Related subjects » Orthopedics - Surgery

Table of contents 

1 Introduction: What’s New in Knee Surgery.- 2 Anatomy and Biomechanics.- 3 Acute medial and postero-medial approach.- 4 Acute lateral and postero-lateral injury.- 5 Medial Chronic Reconstruction Techniques.- 6 Postero-Medial Chronic Reconstruction Techniques.- 7 Antero-lateral Chronic Reconstruction Techniques.- 8 Lateral and Postero-Lateral Chronic Reconstruction Techniques.- 9 Surgical approach to Postero-lateral chronic injury.- 10 HTO and peripheral instability.- 11 Combined ACL and peripheral instability, the eastern experience.- 12 Combined ACL and peripheral instability, the western experience.- 13 Combined PCL and peripheral instability.- 14 Treatment for Acute Knee Dislocation.- 15 Treatment for Chronic Knee Dislocation.- 16 Post-operative management: Rehabilitation.

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