Book 2012

The Knee Joint

Surgical Techniques and Strategies

ISBN: 978-2-287-99352-7 (Print) 978-2-287-99353-4 (Online)

Table of contents (103 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. The Traumatic Knee

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      Pages 1-1

    2. Basic Sciences

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        Pages 5-9

        The menisci: Anatomy, healing response, and biomechanics

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        Pages 11-21

        The cruciate ligaments: Anatomy, biology, and biomechanics

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        Pages 23-30

        The anatomy and biomechanics of the medial collateral ligament and posteromedial corner of the knee

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        Pages 31-42

        The lateral collateral ligament and posterolateral corner

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        Pages 43-50

        Basic science of ligament healing

      Clinical Basis

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        Pages 53-70

        Clinical basis: Epidemiology, risk factors, mechanisms of injury, and prevention of ligament injuries of the knee

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        Pages 71-84

        MRI evaluation of knee ligaments

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        Pages 85-93

        Classification of knee laxities

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        Pages 95-105

        Scoring the knee

      The Menisci

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        Pages 109-123

        Arthroscopic meniscectomy

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        Pages 125-138

        Meniscal sutures

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        Pages 139-147

        Meniscal allograft transplantation

      The ACL

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        Pages 151-161

        Diagnostic and surgical decision ACL tears

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        Pages 163-172

        Natural history of ACL tears: From rupture to osteoarthritis

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        Pages 173-181

        Graft choice in ACL reconstruction

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        Pages 183-194

        Tunnels, graft positioning, and isometry in ACL reconstruction

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        Pages 195-202

        Technique in ACL reconstruction: Hamstring reconstruction

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        Pages 203-216

        Technique in ACL reconstruction: Patellar tendon

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        Pages 217-226

        Place of navigation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

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        Pages 227-234

        Single or double bundle?

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