Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Knee

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVD


Key Features

  • Access the full text of the book—as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates on outcome data, component materials, and surgical techniques—online at
  • Features procedural videos—narrated by experts—on the included DVD so you can see how to perform particular techniques.
  • Covers arthroscopic debridement, patellofemoral maltracking and other hot topics to keep you abreast of the latest developments in the specialty.
  • Provides evidence-based, clinically focused guidance on patient selection, pre-operative planning, surgical approach and techniques, bearing surfaces and component materials, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, salvage and revision TKA strategies, and more.
  • Discusses variations in technique, bearing options and design components; including minimally invasive TKA, fixed versus mobile-bearing TKA, and posterior stabilized (PS) versus cruciate retaining knee designs so you can choose which is most effective for each patient.
  • Explores alternatives to TKA in younger arthritic patients, including arthroscopy, cartilage repair and replacement,, distal femoral arthroplasty and unicompartmental arthroplasty.
  • 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.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Surgical Treatment of the Arthritic Knee: Alternatives to TKA

Chapter 1. Arthroscopic Debridement of the Arthritic Knee: Is There Still A Role?, S. Raymond Golish and David R. Diduch

Chapter 2. Cartilage Repair and Replacement: From OATS to Allograft, Matthew T. Provencher, Christopher B. Dewing, Sam Akhavan, Anthony Miniaci. Allison G. McNickle, Adam B. Yanke, and Brian J. Cole

Chapter 3. Distal Femoral Osteotomy for Genu Valgum, Matthew j. Phillips and Leslie Murli Manohar

Chapter 4. Principles of Correction for Monocompartmental Arthritis of the Knee, Dror Paley

Chapter 5. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, V. Karthik Jonna andAlfred J. Tria, Jr.

Chapter 6. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty, Kevin J. Mulhall and Diarmuid Molony

Part 2: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chapter 7. Surgical Approaches for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: Old and New, Stephen R. Thompson and Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr

Chapter 8. Soft Tissue Balancing During Total Knee Arthroplasty, William M. Mihalko, Kyle J. Messick, Kenneth A. Krackow, and Leo A. Whiteside

Chapter 9. Sizing and Balancing: Gap Technique vs. Measured Resection, Michael N. Kang and Giles R. Scuderi

Chapter 10. PCL retaining TKA
KA Hogan, TS Thornhill

Chapter 11. Posterior Stabilized TKA , Christopher W. Olcott

Chapter 12. Mobile Bearing TKA, Joseph T. Moskal and Vincent J Williams

Chapter 13. Intra-operative Complications during TKA: How to Get Out of Trouble, Lowery Barnes and Richard Scott

Chapter 14. Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty, Peter M. Bonutti, Mike S. McGrath, David R. Marker, Ronald E. Delanois, Slif D. Ulrich, and Michael A. Mont

Part 3: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Basics

Chapter 15. Evaluation of the Painful/Failed TKA, Patrick Morgan and Terence J Gioe

Chapter 16. Soft Tissue Issues: Ex


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About the authors

Thomas Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Profesor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Adult Reconstruction, Resident Program Co-Director, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

William Mihalko

Affiliations and Expertise

Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee; Director, Adult Reconstructive Research, InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute, Memphis, TN