A fully updated edition of the classic text on the knee; The Problem Knee 3rd edition is highly illustrated in colour and offers a fundamental approach to dealing with soft-tissue and skeletal disorders of the knee. The book focuses on younger patients, rather than degenerative conditions, covering both injuries and congenital abnormalites.
The crucial skills of accurate history-taking, clinical examination, investigation and modern surgical management are the focus throughout. From this framework, the latest techniques in imaging and arthroscopic procedures, rehabilitation methods and cruciate ligament reconstruction are discussed, plus indications for techniques such as meniscal suturing and osteochondral grafting.
- A logical, systematic approach
- Clear line drawings to illustrate examination methods
- Scans and x-rays to help you identify injuries and problems
- Over 500 references
- Clear two-colour illustrations of clinical examination techniques in addition to photos
- An international perspective. Written by two experts, one in the UK and one in Belgium
- References, further reading and glossary comprehensively updated for the new edition
- New chapters to reflect the continuing advancements in the treatment knee problems, especially in younger patients.
Table of Contents:
- The mechanism and presentation of injuries to the knee
- Methods of clinical examination
- Paediatric conditions
- Ligamentous injuries
- Meniscal lesions
- Patellofemoral problems
- Fractures around the knee
- Non-traumatic conditions
- Treatment of soft tissue injuries
About the Author(s):
Malcolm F Macnicol MBChB, BSc(Hons), FRCS, MCh, FRCS Ed (Orth), FRCP, Dip Sports Med. Formerly Senior Orthopaedic Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Hospital of Sick Children and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
Franky Steenbrugge MD, PhD, MchOrth, FRCS Ed is Professor in Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Ghent University Hospital, University of Ghent, Belgium
Readership: Valuable reading for and orthopaedic trainees, those in basic training as surgical house officers, accident and emergency trainees.