Autologous Resurfacing and Fracture Dowelling: A Manual of Transplantation Technique by Klaus DraenertAutologous Resurfacing and Fracture Dowelling: A Manual of Transplantation Technique by Klaus Draenert

Autologous Resurfacing and Fracture Dowelling: A Manual of Transplantation Technique

byKlaus Draenert, Yvette Draenert, Tim Pohlemann

Hardcover | May 23, 2012

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This book describes in detail a unique and very precise operative technique that uses autologous cartilage/bone grafts for the reconstruction of load-bearing joint surfaces and for dowelling of non-unions. The technique, employing diamond instruments and a wet grinding process, has been developed and refined over the past 30 years at the Center for Orthopaedic Sciences (ZOW), first in Bern and later in Munich. A step-by-step description of the method is provided for each indication, with the aid of many high-quality illustrations. Correctly applied, the technique has been very successful in restoring high-level athletes to competition; it can be applied even in "hopeless cases" and offers excellent late results. This guide will be invaluable for orthopaedic surgeons wishing to master this proven and effective approach.
After completing their medical studies, Klaus and Yvette Draenert were responsible for establishing the research department for cartilage and bone morphology under the chairman of Professor Maurice Edmond Müller at the University of Berne, and this unit went on to become a leading institute for interface and biomaterial research. In 19...
Title:Autologous Resurfacing and Fracture Dowelling: A Manual of Transplantation TechniqueFormat:HardcoverDimensions:152 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.1 inPublished:May 23, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642249108

ISBN - 13:9783642249105

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Table of Contents

Historical Background.- Microscopical Anatomy.- Growth.- Turnover and Healing Processes.- Bone Substitutes.- Cartilage-Bone Grafting.- Clinical Practice of Autologous Resurfacing®.- Fracture Dowelling.- Instrumentation.