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Provides evidence-based, clinically focused guidance on patient selection, pre-operative planning, surgical approach and techniques, bearing options and component materials, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, salvage and revision TAA strategies, and more.
Discusses variations in technique, including component removal, impaction grafting, conversion to fusion-options, arthrodesis with realignment, and more so you can choose which is most effective for each patient.
Explores alternatives to TAA in younger arthritic patients such as arthroscopy, osteotomies, allograft resurfacing, distraction arthroplasty, interpostional grafts and arthrodesis.
Includes a review page in every chapter for quick reference to pearls and pitfalls for each topic.
Presents photographs and interpretive drawings of surgical techniques in full color to bring out intraoperative details as they appear in the operating room.
Features procedural videos—narrated by experts—on the included DVD so you can see how to perform particular techniques.