Talar Osteochondral Defects: Diagnosis, Planning, Treatment, and Rehabilitation by C. Niek van DijkTalar Osteochondral Defects: Diagnosis, Planning, Treatment, and Rehabilitation by C. Niek van Dijk

Talar Osteochondral Defects: Diagnosis, Planning, Treatment, and Rehabilitation

byC. Niek van Dijk

Hardcover | April 28, 2014

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This book addresses hot topics relating to talar osteochondritis dissecans: improvements in the accuracy of diagnosis, sound preoperative planning, optimal treatment and procedure-specific rehabilitation protocols. The technical difficulties in each of these areas are identified and evidence-based guidelines are presented. With regard to diagnosis, several chapters discuss the roles of arthroscopy, standard radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and combined imaging modalities (PET/CT and SPECT/CT). The chapters on treatment cover various surgical options and provide an overview of the direct postoperative treatment; in addition, rehabilitation protocols are described for all the treatment procedures. The authors are leading experts in the field of foot and ankle surgery who have aimed to provide the reader with an up-to-date handbook ideal for use in clinical practice. Their reviews and opinions are based firmly on the best currently available evidence.
Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD, is full Professor in Orthopaedics and head of the Orthopaedic Department of the AMC Hospital (Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam). He is founder and director of the Orthopaedic Research Centre Amsterdam. In the past he has served as President of ESSKA, board member of ISAKOS, Chairman of ...
Title:Talar Osteochondral Defects: Diagnosis, Planning, Treatment, and RehabilitationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:155 pagesPublished:April 28, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642450962

ISBN - 13:9783642450969

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Diagnosis of Chondral Injury after Supination Trauma.- Arthroscopy after Ankle Fracture.- Diagnosis of Osteochondral Lesions by MRI.- Diagnosis of osteochondral defects of the talus by Computerized Tomography (CT) and Single - Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT-CT).- Diagnosis of Osteochondral Defects by Arthroscopy.- Preoperative planning for Osteochondral Defects.- Surgical Approach to Lateral OLT.- Approach to Osteochondral Lesions of the Medial Talus.- Approach to Osteochondral Lesions of the Tibial Plafond.- Meta-analysis on therapy.- Outcome scores.- Follow-up Imaging for Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle.- Return to sports.- Rehabilitation after Bone Marrow Stimulation.- Rehabilitation After Replacement Procedures (i.e. OATS, allograft).- Rehabilitation After Cartilage Reconstruction.- Talar dome resurfacing with the HemiCap prosthesis.