Total Knee Arthroplasty

By

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

Learn the latest innovations and techniques of one of the most performed procedures in the world with Total Knee Arthroplasty. Dr. Richard Scott, co-designer of the Total Knee System, brings his years of experience to each clinical challenge, walking you through myriad scenarios and highlighting the pearls and pitfalls he experienced himself along the way. This single-author format lends a consistent, authoritative voice to this medical reference book.
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Audience

Orthopedists, Fellows, Residents; Joint Arthroplasty Fellows, and Health Science Libraries

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2014
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-28663-3


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