Total Knee Arthroplasty


  • Richard Scott, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

One of the world's leading authorities on knee arthroplasty—Dr. Richard D. Scott—gives you the benefit of his 30 years of clinical and research experience in this practical easy-to-use guide to total knee arthroplasty. Each chapter walks you through a different, self-contained presentation on a significant clinical challenge in knee replacement and features outstanding clinical photographs, drawings, and abundant summary tables. On the included DVD, Dr. Scott's commentary guides you through video clips illustrating key techniques for both standard and complex knee replacements.
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Orthopedists, Fellows, Residents; Joint Arthroplasty Fellows, and Health Science Libraries


Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-3948-2

Table of Contents

1. The evolution of TKA in Boston

2. Posterior cruciate retaining vs substituting TKA

3. Mobile vs. fixed-bearing TKA

4. Primary TKA surgical technique

5. Correcting the varus knee

6. Correcting the valgus knee

7. Patello-femoral problems in TKA

8. Stiffness before and after TKA

9. Flexion contracture in TKA

10. TKA post osteotomy

11. TKA in Rheumatoid Arthritis

12. Bone stock deficiency in TKA

13. Bilateral simultaneous TKA

14. Sepsis in TKA

15. Staying and getting out of trouble during TKA

16. Re-operation after TKA

17. UKA

18. UKA surgical technique

19. Frequently asked question concerning TKA

20. Peri-operative management: rehabilitation, anti-coagulation