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  • Get all you need to know about the clinical and basic science aspects of the full range of knee surgeries as well as the latest relevant information, including imaging and biomechanics; soft tissue cartilage; ligament/meniscal repair and reconstructions; partial and total joint replacement; fractures; tumors; and the arthritic knee.
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Table of Contents

Section 1. Basic Science

1. Anatomy

2. Anatomic Aberrations

3. Clinical Examination of the Knee

4. Gene therapy in the Treatment of Knee Disorders

Section 2. Imaging of the Knee

5. Knee Imaging Techniques and Normal Anatomy

6. Imaging of Osseous Knee Trauma

7. Internal Derangements: Ligaments and Tendons

8. Internal Derangements: Menisci and Cartilage

9. Arthropathies, Osteonecrosis and Bursitis

10. Imaging of Total Knee Arthroplasty

11. Tumor and Tumor-like Conditions

Section 3. Biomechanics

12. Three-Dimensional Morphology of the Knee

13. Fluoroscopic Analysis of Total Knee Replacement

14. Biomechanics and Vibroarthrogaphy of the Patellofemoral Joint

15. Contact Mechanics of the Human Knee

16. In Vivo Mechanics and Vibration of the Knee Joint

17. Does strain in the patella change after TKA? A finite element investigation of natural and implanted patellae

18. Simulation Testing of Knee Implants

19. Knee Wear

Section 4. Sports Medicine: Articular Cartilage and Meniscus

20. Articular Cartilage: Biology, Biomechanics, and Healing Response


21. Articular Cartilage Injury and Adult OCD: Treatment Options and Decision Making

22. International Experience With Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation With Periosteum (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation), Including Scaffold Guided Techniques and Tissue Engineered Matrix Support

23. Osteochondral Autograft Plug Transfer

24. Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

25. Débridement and Microfracture for Full-Thickness Articular Cartilage Defects

26. Articular Car


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About the author

W. Norman Scott

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Director, Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, New York, NY