Knee Surgery

Complications, Pitfalls, and Salvage

  • M. Mike Malek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Overview of Complications and Pitfalls in Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Procedures of the Knee

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Terry L. Whipple, Dennis J. Phillips
      Pages 3-9
    3. Gregory C. Fanelli, Timothy J. Monahan
      Pages 10-13
    4. Wayne B. Leadbetter
      Pages 14-22
    5. David C. Pollock, Gary G. Poehling, L. Andrew Koman, Thomas L. Smith
      Pages 23-37
  3. Complications and Pitfalls in Meniscal Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. John B. Ryan, Thomas M. DeBerardino
      Pages 41-52
    3. Jeff C. Brand Jr., Darren L. Johnson
      Pages 60-74
  4. Complications and Pitfalls in Reconstruction of Cruciate Ligaments

  5. Complications and Pitfalls of Patellofemoral Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Kevin L. Kunkle, M. Mike Malek
      Pages 161-170

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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Editors and affiliations

  • M. Mike Malek
    • 1
  1. 1.Tyson’s Professional BuildingWashington Orthopaedic and Knee Clinic, Inc.ViennaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-87204-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-87202-0
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