Total Hip Replacement

  • Michel Postel
  • Marcel Kerboul
  • Jacques Evrard
  • Jean Pierre Courpied

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. M. Postel
    Pages 1-2
  3. J. P. Courpied, M. Postel
    Pages 3-5
  4. M. Postel, C. Fayeton, T. Arama, J. P. Courpied, M. Kerboul
    Pages 6-17
  5. M. Kerboul, V. Pacault, C. Viguie, M. Postel, J. P. Lamas
    Pages 18-35
  6. M. Postel, B. Coulondres, J. P. Courpied, M. Mathieu, D. Lance, B. Augereau et al.
    Pages 36-66
  7. T. Arama, J. P. Courpied, M. Postel, A. Chevrot, G. Pallardy, J. Courpied
    Pages 67-83
  8. M. Kerboul, M. Postel, C. Hedde, J. P. Courpied
    Pages 84-104
  9. J. Evrard, C. Gaudillat, P. Deplus, M. Forest, M. Postel, M. Kerboul
    Pages 105-130
  10. M. Postel, J. P. Courpied
    Pages 131-135
  11. M. Kerboul
    Pages 148-150
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 151-154

About this book


Postel, Kerboul, Evrard, Courpied, and their coauthors take a completely objective attitude in describing the progress achieved in total hip replace­ ment with reference to their own experience over the last 20 years. They avoid any triumphant fanfares, but not because of Pascal's dictum: "Do you want people to speak well of you? Don't do it yourself. " Rather, they know that other surgeons, like themselves, are more concerned with effi­ ciency than with laurels, and want that is, new ideas based on sufficiently wide experience and analyzed in a strict and uncompromising manner. In addition, surgeons are particularly anxious for in-depth study of the pr,ob­ lems, complications, and failures encountered as well as for indications as to how these can be avoided and corrected. This book is sure to satisfy sur­ geons on both these counts. It is the exciting and almost incredible prod­ uct of the work and the immense progress that have taken place in the 15 years since I retired. The spirit behind this work has inspired it from the start. It is characterized by a determination to take constant study of the results as the only guide in matters of indications and technique, and the authors insisted on a system of documentation whose purpose (and perhaps merit) was to facilitate comparison both of the preoperative functional state and of the final re­ sult; they have also kept an open mind for interesting new insights from whatever quarter they might arise.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michel Postel
    • 1
  • Marcel Kerboul
    • 1
  • Jacques Evrard
    • 1
  • Jean Pierre Courpied
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinique chirurgicale orthopédique et reparatriceHôpital Cochin Pavillon OllierParis Cedex 14France

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-69599-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-69597-1
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