Operative Techniques: Knee Surgery - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323462921, 9780323497404

Operative Techniques: Knee Surgery

2nd Edition

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Authors: Mark Miller Brian Cole Andrew Cosgarea Brett Owens James Browne
eBook ISBN: 9780323497404
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323462921
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th January 2017
Page Count: 408

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Knee Arthroscopy/Meniscus

1. Knee Examination and Imaging

2. Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy

3. Arthroscopic Synovectomy and Posterior Knee Arthroscopy

4. Arthroscopic Lysis of Adhesions

5. Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Meniscal Cyst Decompression

6. Arthroscopic Management of the Discoid Meniscus

7. Inside-Out and Outside-In Meniscal Repair

8. All-Inside Meniscal Repair and Root Repair

9. Arthroscopically-Assisted Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

Section 2: Articular Cartilage Procedures

10. Chondroplasty and Microfracture

11. Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation

12. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

13. Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation

14. Osteochondritis Dissecans

15. Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy

16. Distal Femoral Osteotomy

17. Subchondroplasty

Section 3: Ligament

18. Graft Choices and Fixation Devices

19. Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

20. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

21. Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

22. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Repair and Reconstruction

23. Medial Collateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction

24. Posterolateral Corner Repair and Reconstruction

25. Multiple Ligament Knee Injury

Section 4: Patellofemoral

26. Acute and Chronic Patellar Tendon Ruptures

27. Quadriceps Tendon Repair

28. Arthroscopic Lateral Retinacular Release and Lengthening

29. Patellar Tendinopathy

30. Acute Patella Dislocation: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Repair

31. Patella Fracture

32. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

33. Tibial Tubercle Ostetotomy – Anteromedialization and Distalization

34. Sulcus-Deepening trochleoplasty

Section 5: Adult Knee Reconstruciton

35. Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty

36. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty

37. Surgical Approaches for Total Knee Arthroplasty

38. Methods of Implant Positioning In Total Knee Arthroplasty

39. Cruciate Retaining Versus Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty

40. Methods of Fixation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

41. Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Varus Knee

42. Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Valgus Knee


Ideal for orthopaedic residents, fellows, and practicing surgeons alike, Operative Techniques: Knee Surgery offers all the step-by-step guidance you need to perform the latest techniques in knee surgery. As part of the highly visual Operative Techniques series, it boasts brief bulleted descriptions and a clean layout for ease of use, while clinical pearls help you optimize outcomes and obtain the best results.

Key Features

  • Highly visual atlas-style text features brief bulleted descriptions and a clean layout for ease of use.
  • Clinical pearls help you optimize outcomes and obtain the best results.
  • Outlines positioning, exposures, instrumentation, and implants to give you a step-by-step guide for every procedure.
  • Provides information on post-operative care and expected outcomes, including potential complications.
  • Brief notes and supporting evidence on controversies offers important details about patient-focused surgery.


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About the Authors

Mark Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

S. Ward Casscells Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients with a focus on regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery. He also serves as the head of the Orthopedic Master’s Training Program and trains residents and fellows in sports medicine and research. He lectures nationally and internationally and holds several leadership positions in prominent sports medicine societies. Through his basic science and clinical research, he has developed several innovative techniques for the treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee conditions. He has published more than 1,000 articles and 10 widely read textbooks in orthopedics and regenerative medicine. Dr. Cole is frequently chosen as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 2004. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine as “Chicago’s Top Doctor” and was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year in 2009. Orthopedics This Week has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee and shoulder specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers. He is the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls NBA team, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox MLB team and DePaul University in Chicago.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Cosgarea

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Brett Owens

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Uniformed Services University, Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island

James Browne

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor and Division Head of Adult Reconstruction, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia