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About this book
Frank R. Noyes, M. D. Director, Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center Director, Cincinnati Sportsmedicine Research and Education Foundation Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Adjunct Professor, Noyes Giannestras Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Cincinnati suits? The answers to these questions provide a basis for A view of the advances in knee surgery with the sheer amount of new information, procedures, techniques, patient selection and indications for newer treatment and treatment algorithms is somewhat staggering. Con modalities. Most importantly, this knowledge provides sider the past ten years: the number and development the basis upon which an orthopedist counsels a patient of newer arthroscopic procedures, knee ligament re regarding the risks and benefits of operative treatment, constructions, meniscus repairs and transplants, revision to provide informed patient consent. knee surgery, ligament allografts, total knee arthroplas This textbook provides needed and important knowl ties, and treatment of articular cartilage abnormalities. edge to address these issues. The 35 chapters are di All of these advances have resulted in corresponding vided into major knee disease or treatment categories, needs for education, training, and knowledge. The knee discussing the prevention, recognition, and treatment of joint is one of the most frequently operated joints in the knee complications.
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