The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee


  • Lyle Micheli, MD, Director Division of Sports Medicine, Associate in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children's Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH Assistant in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine Children's Hospital; Instructor Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

A comprehensive, one-stop resource on the surgical management of knee disorders in children and adolescents! This state-of-the-art reference examines both acquired and congenital conditions as well as a range of non-surgical problems. Throughout the text, readers will find 250 clinical illustrations, descriptions of the injection areas for the knee, key points, and tips on technique that make practical guidance easy to understand and apply.
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Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine; Residents and Fellows


Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-0331-5

Table of Contents

1. Epidemiology of Pediatric Injuries
2. History and Physical Examination
3. Anatomy
4. Biology and Gene Therapy
5. Growth & Development
6. Imaging
7. Sports Physiology & Strength Training
8. Psychology of Sports Injury and Rehabilitation
9. Primary Care
10. Pre-Participation Examination
11. Performance Enhancing Drugs
12. Special Concerns of the Female Athlete
13. Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
14. Operating Room/Equipment
15. Anesthetic Considerations
16. Patellofemoral Dysfunction
17. Patellar Tendinitis
18. Osgood-Schlatter/ Sinding-Larsen Johannsen
19. Knee Fractures
20. Meniscal Injuries
21. Discoid Lateral Meniscus
22. Osteochondritis Dissecans
23. Chondral Injuries & Osteochondral Fractures
24. ACL Injuries
25. Ligament Injuries
26. Tibial Spine Fracture
27. Congenital Knee Deformities
28. Angular Deformity/ Blount's Disease
29. Infection
30. Arthritis
31. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ RSD
32. Tumors