Ankle Arthroscopy: Techniques Developed by the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School by C. Niek van DijkAnkle Arthroscopy: Techniques Developed by the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School by C. Niek van Dijk

Ankle Arthroscopy: Techniques Developed by the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School

byC. Niek van Dijk

Hardcover | May 5, 2014

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Ankle injuries are often sport related and pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Over the past 25 years, Niek van Dijk, founder of the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School and author of this book, has developed a new philosophy of ankle arthroscopy. It entails a comprehensive approach which includes various diagnostic strategies and the application of a number of minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. Use of these techniques has spread throughout the world; they are now recognized as the state of the art and have been used to treat many leading professional athletes. This diagnostic and operating manual presents the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School approach for a wide variety of ankle and hindfoot problems. Clear step-by-step instructions are provided with the help of numerous high-quality illustrations, most of which are in color. Access to a web-based educational site is also available to readers.

Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD, is Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of the Orthopaedic Department of the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam. Dr. van Dijk is a specialist in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, foot & ankle and sports medicine. His department has treated many professional athletes from ...
Title:Ankle Arthroscopy: Techniques Developed by the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle SchoolFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pagesPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642359884

ISBN - 13:9783642359880

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Table of Contents

GENERAL ASPECTS: Preoperative evaluation and imaging.- Arthroscopic anatomy.- Instrumentation.- Complications in ankle arthroscopy. ANTERIOR ANKLE ARTHROSCOPY: Anterior ankle arthroscopy: general principles.- Anterior ankle impingement.- Osteochondral lesions.- Ankle Instability.- The role of arthroscopy for chronic pain problems after supination trauma.- Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis. POSTERIOR ANKLE ARTHROSCOPY: Endoscopic treatment of hindfoot disorders: general principles.- Posterior Ankle Impingement.- Posterior talar osteochondral defect.- Flexor hallucis longus release.- Deltoid ligament pathology.- Retrograde drilling for large cystic lesions.- Other indications posterior compartment ankle joint. OTHER ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES: Subtalar arthroscopy.- Subtalar arthrodesis.- Endoscopic calcaneoplasty.- Achilles tendoscopy.- Peroneal tendoscopy.- Recurrent peroneal tendon dislocation.- Posterior tibial tendoscopy.- Arthroscopy of the first metatarsophalangeal joint.

Editorial Reviews

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"This book details the diagnosis and arthroscopic treatment of ankle disorders. . The audience includes foot and ankle surgeons, sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, and general orthopedists caring for patients with foot and ankle disorders. . I highly recommend it to all without reservation." (Edward Abraham, Doody's Book Reviews, October, 2014)