The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721603315, 9781437713053

The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee

1st Edition

Authors: Lyle Micheli Mininder Kocher
eBook ISBN: 9781437713053
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721603315
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th March 2006
Page Count: 528

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A comprehensive, one-stop resource on the surgical management of knee disorders in children and adolescents! This state-of-the-art reference examines both acquired and congenital conditions as well as a range of non-surgical problems. Throughout the text, readers will find 250 clinical illustrations, descriptions of the injection areas for the knee, key points, and tips on technique that make practical guidance easy to understand and apply.

Key Features

  • Considers the unique anatomic, physiologic, and psychological characteristics of children and adolescents, and how these characteristics affect diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
  • Integrates the knowledge and experience of authorities from around the world.
  • Reviews non-surgical topics as hemophilia, infections, metabolic conditions, and neurological disorders
  • Reveals "how the experts do it"-whether it's a rehabilitation prescription for patellofemoral pain or drilling for osteochondritis dissecans-in the Technical Notes sections.
  • Features many original halftones from the image library at Boston Children's Hospital, Sports Medicine Division.

Table of Contents

  1. Epidemiology of Pediatric Injuries
    2. History and Physical Examination
    3. Anatomy
    4. Biology and Gene Therapy
    5. Growth & Development
    6. Imaging
    7. Sports Physiology & Strength Training
    8. Psychology of Sports Injury and Rehabilitation
    9. Primary Care
    10. Pre-Participation Examination
    11. Performance Enhancing Drugs
    12. Special Concerns of the Female Athlete
    13. Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    14. Operating Room/Equipment
    15. Anesthetic Considerations
    16. Patellofemoral Dysfunction
    17. Patellar Tendinitis
    18. Osgood-Schlatter/ Sinding-Larsen Johannsen
    19. Knee Fractures
    20. Meniscal Injuries
    21. Discoid Lateral Meniscus
    22. Osteochondritis Dissecans
    23. Chondral Injuries & Osteochondral Fractures
    24. ACL Injuries
    25. Ligament Injuries
    26. Tibial Spine Fracture
    27. Congenital Knee Deformities
    28. Angular Deformity/ Blount's Disease
    29. Infection
    30. Arthritis
    31. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ RSD
    32. Tumors


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About the Author

Lyle Micheli

Affiliations and Expertise

Director Division of Sports Medicine, Associate in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children's Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Mininder Kocher

Affiliations and Expertise

MPH Assistant in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine Children's Hospital; Instructor Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA