The Knee Joint

Surgical Techniques and Strategies

  • Michel Bonnin
  • Annunziato Amendola
  • Johan Bellemans
  • Steven MacDonald
  • Jacques Ménétrey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. The Traumatic Knee

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Basic Sciences

    3. Clinical Basis

      1. H. G. Potter, D. B. Sneag, L. R. Chong
        Pages 71-84
      2. S. R. Piedade, E. Servien, F. Lavoie, P. Neyret
        Pages 85-93
      3. B. E. Heyworth, R. H. Brophy, R. G. Marx
        Pages 95-105
    4. The Menisci

      1. J. C. Panisset, J. L. Prudhon
        Pages 109-123
      2. P. Wilmes, D. Pape, R. Seil
        Pages 125-138
      3. R. Verdonk, P. Vansintjan, R. Verdonk
        Pages 139-147
    5. The ACL

      1. B. T. Kean, R. T. Burks
        Pages 151-161
      2. M. J. Matava, R. W. Wright, E. D. Ellis
        Pages 163-172
      3. D. E. Bonasia, A. Amendola
        Pages 173-181
      4. D. Longino, N. Clerk, P. J. Fowler, J. R. Giffin
        Pages 195-202
      5. D. R. McAllister, T. Y. Wu
        Pages 203-216

About this book


Pushed by the progress of biology, technology and biomechanics, knee surgery has dramatically evolved in the last decades. This book is a "state of the art" concerning all aspects of knee surgery from ligament reconstruction to Total Knee Arthroplasty. An international panel of renowned authors have worked on this didactic fully illustrated book. It will help young surgeons to understand basic sciences and modern sugical techniques. The experienced surgeon will find help to deal with difficult cases and clarifications in recent technologic advances such as cartilage surgery, navigation and mini invasive surgery.


Knee ligaments Knee prosthesis Knee surgery Osteoarthritis of the knee

Authors and affiliations

  • Michel Bonnin
    • 1
  • Annunziato Amendola
    • 2
  • Johan Bellemans
    • 3
  • Steven MacDonald
    • 4
  • Jacques Ménétrey
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre Orthopédique SantyLyonFrance
  2. 2.Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of IowaIowa CitUSA
  3. 3.PellenbergBelgique
  4. 4.London Health Sciences Centre University CampusUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  5. 5.Clinique et polyclinique d’orthopédie de l’appareil moteurHôpital universitaire de GenèveGenève 14Suisse

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Paris 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Paris
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-2-287-99352-7
  • Online ISBN 978-2-287-99353-4
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