Controversies in Knee Surgery by Riley Williams

Controversies in Knee Surgery

EditorRiley Williams, David Johnson

Hardcover | September 22, 2004

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This book is a comprehensive review of the subject of knee surgery with particular emphasis on the reconstruction of knee injuries. The book covers the topics of meniscal, ligament and articular cartilage injuries, their diagnosis, investigation and treatment options. The book specificallyaddresses the difficult and controversial areas of such surgery with descriptions of the different treatment options, extensive literature review, review of the reported success and details of surgical techniques. The authors are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds with surgeons from the USA, theUK and Europe but also from Australia. The book also provides expert and essential backgrounds to some of the difficult topics in knee surgery by bioengineers and basic scientists.

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Riley Williams is an Assistant Professor and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University medical School, New York. David Johnson is an Orthopedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries,The Chesterfield Hospital, Bristol, UK.

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Title:Controversies in Knee SurgeryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.41 inPublished:September 22, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198520662

ISBN - 13:9780198520665

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Section 1 - Primary Anterior Crucite Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction1. Aglietti and Giron: What is the natural history of ACL injury in the athletic individual?2. Marks, Droll and Cameron: Does ACL reconstruction prevent articular degeneration? The ACL risk equation3. Brown: Primary ACL reconstruction: What are the best methods of fixation for grafts used in ACL reconstruction surgery?4. Mair and Johnson: Bone-tendon-bone autograft ACL reconstruction is the most effective surgical option for restoring anterior knee stability following ACL injury5. Clatworthy: Implications of tunnel widening in the ACL reconstructed knee6. Crites and Curl: Primary ACL reconstruction: Does gender matter in the outcomes of ACL reconstruction surgery?7. Vert: Lactic and glycolic acid-based bioresorbable polymeric materials in ACL reconstrction8. Johnson and Koh: Bio-absorbable interference screws in ACL reconstruction9. Jones and Suh: The physiology of bone-tendon healing must be considered for successful ACL reconstruction rehabilitation10. Shelbourne and Dersam : The evolution of rehabilitation for ACL reconstruction11. Paletta: ACL Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature: indications, methodology and concerns12. Bartlett: Indications for ACL reconstruction in the over-forty age groupSection 2 - Revision ACL reconstruction13. Carson, Sexton and Jones: Graft options for revision ACL reconstruction: which is most effective?14. Puddu and Cerullo: One stage versus two stage revision ACL reconstruction: indications and techniquesSection 3 - Medial collateral ligament15. Guettler and Higgins: Medial collateral ligament repair at the time of primary ACL reconstruction: when and whySection 4 - Lateral collateral ligament/postero-lateral corner16. Allen and Lopez: Acute repair of the posterolateral structures of the knee results in superior clinical outcomes compared to current methods of reconstruction17. Wahl and Warren: Reconstruction methods for the lateral side of the knee: what we doSection 5 - Arthritic ACL deficient knees18. Williams and Johnson: Arthritis in the ACL deficient knee: what is the best approach?19. Marti and Jakob: Arthritic ACL-deficient knees - is there increased patient morbidity following combined high tibial osteotomy/ACL reconstruction?Section 6 - Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)20. Shelbourne and Guse: Natural history of PCL injuries21. Herrenbruck and Bergfeld: PCL reconstruction: is it necessary following PCL rupture?22. Amis: PCL reconstruction: the double-bundle PCL reconstruction is most effective for restoring posterior tibiofemoral laxitySection 7 - Meniscus and cartilage injury23. Rodeo: Meniscus and cartilage injury: Does meniscal allograft transplantation prevent articular cartilage degeneration?24. van Arkel: Indications, preservation, and implant techniques for mensical allograft transplantation25. Steadman, Rodkey and Briggs: Microfracture arthroplasty is an effective means of treating full thickness cartilage lesions of the knee26. Brittberg and Peterson: Autologous chondrocyte implantation can effectively treat most cartilage lesions of the knee27. Shubin Stein and Williams: Fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation for the treatment of hyaline cartilage defect: is this a viable surgical alternative?Section 8 - Complex knee injury28. Verdonk and Almqvist: It is best to surgically address all injured ligaments in the acute injury period29. Ait Si Selmi, Neyret, de Freitas, Lootens and Jacquot: Chronic multi-ligament knee injuries are best treated using osteotomies about the knee30. Elkousy, Sekiya and Harner: Indications and outcomes of acute, simultaneous ACL and PCL reconstruction31. Branch and Browne: Knee motion loss: why does it happen and what does one do about it?