The Knee

The Knee

AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques

Nicholas Sgaglione, James Lubowitz


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Co-published with the Arthroscopy Association of North America, The Knee: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques is a comprehensive technique-based book that presents the latest diagnostic and reconstructive techniques in arthroscopic surgery for the knee. The Knee: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques is authored by premier arthroscopic surgeons Drs. Nicholas A. Sgaglione, James H. Lubowitz, Matthew T. Provencher, and their international list of expert contributors. This comprehensive resource includes preferred physical examination testing and diagnostic imaging choices in pre-operative planning and patient selection, state-of-the-art step-by-step description of the procedures, detailed surgical equipment lists to perform each procedure, clear and precise indications for surgery and the thoughtful rationale behind stated contraindications, controversial indications, postoperative protocols, and potential complications. The written text is supported by numerous color images and a website with invaluable, narrated video clips depicting disease-specific arthroscopic techniques specific to the knee. Features inside The Knee: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques: • Narrated video accompanies all surgical techniques, focusing on the stepwise approach to each operation • Consistent organization throughout the book results in a bulleted and user-friendly interface for a quick reference or prolonged study • Top Technical Pearls for each procedure to enhance outcomes and to avoid common pitfalls and complications • High-quality artwork and figures to complement clinical images • Equipment and surgical technique sections for quick reference prior to surgery Each expert contributor was chosen for his or her expertise for a specific topic related to The Knee, so the reader benefits the highest quality and treatment recommendations to provide state-of-the-art care to his or her patient. Some chapter topics include: -Arthroscopic Management of Tibial Plateau Fractures -Arthroscopic Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper's Knee) -Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair -Novel Techniques in Articular Cartilage Restoration -Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction