Total Knee Arthroplasty - 1st Edition

Total Knee Arthroplasty

1st Edition

Authors: Richard Scott
Imprint: Saunders


One of the world's leading authorities on knee arthroplasty—Dr. Richard D. Scott—gives you the benefit of his 30 years of clinical and research experience in this practical easy-to-use guide to total knee arthroplasty. Each chapter walks you through a different, self-contained presentation on a significant clinical challenge in knee replacement and features outstanding clinical photographs, drawings, and abundant summary tables. On the included DVD, Dr. Scott's commentary guides you through video clips illustrating key techniques for both standard and complex knee replacements.

Key Features

  • Single author brings a consistent, unified approach.
  • Addresses topics of interest to surgeons of all levels of experience.
  • User-friendly index allows easy access to the information you're looking for.
  • Hundreds of detailed, full-color illustrations make reference simple.
  • Key techniques demonstrated on a bonus DVD-ROM with video clips from Dr. Scott's personal collection.

Table of Contents

  1. The evolution of TKA in Boston

    2. Posterior cruciate retaining vs substituting TKA

    3. Mobile vs. fixed-bearing TKA

    4. Primary TKA surgical technique

    5. Correcting the varus knee

    6. Correcting the valgus knee

    7. Patello-femoral problems in TKA

    8. Stiffness before and after TKA

    9. Flexion contracture in TKA

    10. TKA post osteotomy

    11. TKA in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    12. Bone stock deficiency in TKA

    13. Bilateral simultaneous TKA

    14. Sepsis in TKA

    15. Staying and getting out of trouble during TKA

    16. Re-operation after TKA

    17. UKA

    18. UKA surgical technique

    19. Frequently asked question concerning TKA

    20. Peri-operative management: rehabilitation, anti-coagulation


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About the Author

Richard Scott

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA