Total Knee Replacement: Trends - ECAB - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131221303, 9788131232361

Total Knee Replacement: Trends - ECAB

1st Edition

Editors: Marya
eBook ISBN: 9788131232361
Paperback ISBN: 9788131221303
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th July 2009
Page Count: 140

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Total knee replacement has been gaining acceptability in patients with severe arthritis not benefiting from medical treatment. In terms of postoperative results, the factors like postoperative pain and range of movement have been stressed upon. The outcomes of mobile bearings and high-flex knees have been reviewed. An increasing trend of total knee replacement in younger patients is itself an indication of the success of this procedure. Bone conserving options and patellofemoral replacement are being considered as potential advancements in the field of knee surgery. Moreover, newer techniques like computer- assisted knee arthroplasty and minimally invasive knee replacement have gained significant attention in making the procedures more precise and less traumatic.

Table of Contents

Test of Time—All Poly Tibia: Relevance Today?

Current Choice—Metal-Backed Tibia: Gold Standard?

Design Innovation—Mobile Bearing Insert: Worth the Hype?

Design Innovation—High Flexion: Living Up To Promises?

Fixation—Hybrid and Cementless TKR: Longevity?

Technique Innovation—CA-TKR: What’s the Big Deal?

Technique Innovation—MIS-TKR: Demands and Competition

Indian Knee

Future Trends—PF Replacement: Is Isolated PF Replacement Enough?

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