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Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee

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Online and in print, Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee, edited by W. Norman Scott, MD, and 11 section editors who are experts in their fields, is your complete, multimedia guide to the most effective approaches for diagnosis and management of the full range of knee disorders affecting patients of all ages. From anatomical and biomechanical foundations, to revision total knee replacement, this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date and complete guidance on cutting-edge surgical procedures, the largest collection of knee videos in one knee textbook. Expanded coverage and rigorous updates-including 40 chapters-keep you current with the latest advances in cartilage repair and regeneration, allograft and autografts, computer robotics in total knee arthroplasty, and other timely topics. This edition is the first book ever endorsed by The Knee Society. Access the full text - including a wealth of detailed intraoperative photographs, a robust video library, additional online-only chapters, a glossary of TKR designs, quarterly updates, and more - at


Orthopaedic Surgery

General Surgery

Hardbound, 1504 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1503-3


  • Section 1. Basic Science

    1. Anatomy

    2. Anatomic Aberrations

    3. Clinical Examination of the Knee

    4. Gene therapy in the Treatment of Knee Disorders

    Section 2. Imaging of the Knee

    5. Knee Imaging Techniques and Normal Anatomy

    6. Imaging of Osseous Knee Trauma

    7. Internal Derangements: Ligaments and Tendons

    8. Internal Derangements: Menisci and Cartilage

    9. Arthropathies, Osteonecrosis and Bursitis

    10. Imaging of Total Knee Arthroplasty

    11. Tumor and Tumor-like Conditions

    Section 3. Biomechanics

    12. Three-Dimensional Morphology of the Knee

    13. Fluoroscopic Analysis of Total Knee Replacement

    14. Biomechanics and Vibroarthrogaphy of the Patellofemoral Joint

    15. Contact Mechanics of the Human Knee

    16. In Vivo Mechanics and Vibration of the Knee Joint

    17. Does strain in the patella change after TKA? A finite element investigation of natural and implanted patellae

    18. Simulation Testing of Knee Implants

    19. Knee Wear

    Section 4. Sports Medicine: Articular Cartilage and Meniscus

    20. Articular Cartilage: Biology, Biomechanics, and Healing Response


    21. Articular Cartilage Injury and Adult OCD: Treatment Options and Decision Making

    22. International Experience With Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation With Periosteum (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation), Including Scaffold Guided Techniques and Tissue Engineered Matrix Support

    23. Osteochondral Autograft Plug Transfer

    24. Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

    25. Débridement and Microfracture for Full-Thickness Articular Cartilage Defects

    26. Articular Cartilage Repair with Bioscaffolds

    27. Failed Cartilage Repair

    28. Arthroscopic Treatment of Degenerative Arthritis of the Knee

    29. Treatment of Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee

    30. Secondary, Spontaneous, and Post-Arthroscopy Osteonecrosis of the Knee: Diagnosis and Management

    31. Healing of Knee Ligaments and Menisci

    32. Arthroscopic Meniscal Resection

    33. Arthroscopic Assisted Inside-out and Outside-in Meniscus Repair

    34. Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair - All Inside

    35. Meniscal Allograft Transplantation

    36. Synthetic Meniscal Substitutes (Including CMI)

    Section 5. Sports Medicine: Ligament Injuries

    37. Classification of Knee Ligament Injuries

    38. Sports Knee Rating Systems and Related Statistics

    39. Medial Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee: Acute and Chronic

    Gehron Treme and Robert Schenck

    40. Fibular Collateral Ligament and the Posterolateral Corner

    41. ACL Injuries and Reconstruction: Indications, Principles, Outcomes

    42. Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft ACL Reconstruction

    43. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Hamstring Tendons

    44. ACL Reconstruction With Central Quadriceps Free Tendon Graft

    45. Allograft ACL Reconstruction

    46. Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction

    47. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction via the Anteromedial Portal

    and Single Tunnel, Double Bundle Technique

    48. Complications of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    49. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Etiology, Patient Evaluation, and Surgical Technique

    50. Revision ACL Surgery: One Versus Two Stage Technique

    51. Osteotomy and the Cruciate Deficient Knee

    52. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Knees

    53. Rehabilitation of the Surgically Reconstructed and Non-Surgical Anterior Cruciate Ligament

    54. Knee Bracing for Athletic Injuries

    55. Decision Making and Surgical Treatment of PCL Ruptures

    56. PCL Reconstruction: Posterior Inlay Technique

    57. PCL Reconstruction: Transtibial Double Bundle Technique

    58. PCL Reconstruction: Remnant-preserving Technique

    59. The Dislocated Knee

    60. Dislocation of the Proximal Tibiofibular Joint

    Section 6. Sports Medicine: Patellar and Extensor Mechanism Disorders

    61. Disorders of the Patellofemoral Joint

    62. Distal Realignment of the Patellofemoral Joint: Indications, Effects, Results, And Recommendations

    63. Surgery of the Patellofemoral Joint: Proximal Realignment

    64. Repair and Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament for Treatment of Lateral Patellar Dislocations: Surgical Techniques and Clinical Results

    65. Sulcus Deepening Trochleoplasty

    66. Quadriceps and Patellar Tendon Disruption

    Section 7. Knee Arthritis

    67. Gout and Other Crystalline Arthropathies

    68. Knee Osteoarthritis

    69. Overview of Psoriatic Arthritis

    70. Systemic Allergic Dermatitis in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    71. Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Knee: Current Medical Management

    Section 8. Miscellaneous Conditions and Treatments

    72. The Synovium: Normal and Pathological Conditions

    73. Hemophilia and Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

    74. Anesthesia for Knee Surgery

    75. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the Knee

    76. Partial Denervation for the Treatment of Painful Neuromas Complicating Total Knee Replacement

    77. HIV Infection and Its Relationship to Knee Disorders

    Section 9. Plastic Surgery

    78. Soft-Tissue Healing

    79. The Problem Wound: Coverage Options

    Section 10. Fractures About the Knee

    80. Distal Femur Fractures

    81. Tibial Plateau Fractures

    82. Fractures of the Patella

    83. Treatment of Periprosthetic Fractures around a Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Section 11. Pediatric Knee

    84. Normal Knee Embryology and Development

    85. Congenital Deformities of the Knee

    86. Meniscal Disorders

    87. Osteochondritis Dissecans

    88. Reconstructing the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Pediatric Patients

    89. Tibial Spine Fractures

    90. Physeal Fractures about the Knee

    91. Patellar Instability

    Section 12. Joint Replacement and Its Alternatives

    92. Nonoperative Treatment of Knee Arthritis

    93. Scoring Systems and their Validation for the Arthritic Knee

    94. Osteotomy about the Knee: American Perspective

    95. Osteotomy for the Arthritic Knee: A European Perspective

    96. Osteotomy About The Knee: International Roundtable Discussion

    97. Historic Development, Classification, and Characteristics of Knee Prostheses

    98. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

    99. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A European Perspective

    100. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: International Roundtable Discussion

    101. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty

    102. Bicompartmental knee arthroplasty

    103: Unicompartmental, Bicompartmental, or Tricompartmental Arthritis of the Knee: Algorithm for Surgical Management

    104. Surgical Approaches in TKA: Standard and MIS Techniques

    105. Surgical Techniques and Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    106: Correction of Fixed Deformities with Total Knee Arthroplasty

    107. Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Gold Standard

    108. Cementless Total Knee Designs

    109. PCL Retention in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    110. Posterior Cruciate Sacrificing TKA

    111. Posterior Cruciate-Substituting Total Knee Arthroplasty

    112. Mobile Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty

    113. Joint Replacement and its Alternatives: Patellar Resurfacing in TKA

    114. Total Knee Arthroplasty-- What Implant Do I Prefer for my Patients: International Roundtable Discussions

    115. Computer Navigation in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

    116. Computer-Navigated Total Knee Arthroplasty

    117. Imageless Computer Navigation in Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Simpler Wave of the Future

    118. Electromagnetic Computer-Assisted Navigation

    119. Management of Extra-articular Deformity in Total Knee Arthroplasty with Navigation

    120. NEW CHAPTER

    121. Kinematic Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty With and Without Patient-Specific Cutting Guides (OtisKnee)

    122. Robotics in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    123. CAS: The How to and What to Use in MIS-TKR Surgery

    124. Advanced Technologies in Performing TKA: Roundtable Discussion

    Revision and Complex Knee Arthroplasty

    125. Complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty

    126. Extensile Surgical Exposures for Revision Total Knee Replacement

    127. Revision of Aseptic Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty

    128. The Infected Total Knee Replacement

    129. Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    130. Management of Bone Defects in Revision TKA: Augments, Structural and Impaction Graft and Cones

    131. Patellar Revision

    132. Patellar Fractures in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    133. Extensor Mechanism Disruption after Total Knee Arthroplasty

    134. Economics of Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Section 13. Medical/Surgical Consideration in Managing the TKR Patient

    Medical Issues

    135. Perioperative Management of the Patient with Coronary Stents

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    136. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Guidelines-What they are and why I use them

    137. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Knee Surgery: Limitations of ASA and Mechanical Devices

    138. Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis after Knee Surgery: The European Approach

    139. Thromboembolic Disease and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

    140. Treatment of Hematoma and Hemarthrosis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

    141. A Multimodal Approach to Transfusion Avoidance and Blood Loss Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    142. Advances in anticoagulation for total joint arthroplasty: The newer agents

    143. Advances in Mechanical Compression Devices

    144. Prevention of Thrombophlebitis and Pulmonary Embolism in Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Pain Management

    145. A Multimodal Approach to Pain Management in Total Joint Arthroplasty

    146. Pain Management: The Surgeons Approach

    Section 14: Tumors About the Knee

    147. Evaluation of the Patient with a Bone Lesion about the Knee

    148. Surgical Treatment of Benign Bone Lesions

    149. The Surgical Management of Malignant Bone Tumors Around The Knee

    150. Allograft Prosthetic Composite Reconstruction of the Knee

    151. Megaprostheses for Reconstruction Following Tumor Resection About the Knee

    152. Metastatic Disease about the Knee: Evaluation and Surgical Treatment

    153. Soft-Tissue Tumors of the Knee


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