1. Initial treatment of KOA: Oral and topical drugs.- 2. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in KOA.- 3. Intra-articular injections of corticosteroids and hyaluronic acid in KOA.- 4. Intra-articular injections of platelet rich plasma.- 5. Intra-articular injections of ozone.- 6. Patellofemoral osteoarthritis: Surgical treatment.- 7. Unicompartmental KOA: Alignment osteotomies.- 8. Unicompartmental KOA: Unicompartmental arthroplasty.- 9. Tricompartmental KOA: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA).- 10. The infected TKA.- 11. Vascular complications after TKA.- 12. Peroneal nerve palsy after TKA.- 13. Iliotibial band syndrome after TKA.- 14. The stiff TKA.- 15. The unstable TKA.- 16. Periprosthetic fractures in TKA.- 17. Revision TKA.
This book presents the state of the art in and offers up-to-date guidance on the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (KOA), a rapidly evolving and expanding field. Written by experts from leading institutions, it offers a comprehensive overview of this condition, from initial treatment, to surgical approaches and rehabilitation.The book covers a variety of topics, including intra-articular injection options; treatment of uni- and tri-compartmental KOA; infected, unstable and stiff total knee arthroplasty; periprosthetic fractures; and prosthetic revision.
A wealth of images and cutting edge information make this book an invaluable tool for orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, physiatrists, physiotherapists and all healthcare workers involved in the care of these patients.
E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan is a Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon currently working at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. He graduated from Complutense University with a degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1974, and subsequently completed a PhD in Medicine and Surgery. He is a former Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Dr. Rodriguez-Merchan is the author of more than 250 articles in peer-reviewed, PubMed-listed journals, as well as ten books.Primitivo Gomez-Cardero earned his degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Valladolid, Spain, in 1991. He is Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Dr. Gomez-Cardero is the author of 18 articles published in PubMed-listed journals.