- Presents ESSKA Instructional Course Lectures by renowned experts from across the world
- Provides an excellent update on current scientific and clinical knowledge in Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology
- Addresses a variety of interesting topics and open questions relating to pathologies and treatment approaches
This book, comprising the Instructional Course Lectures delivered at the 18th ESSKA Congress in Glasgow in 2018, provides an excellent update on current scientific and clinical knowledge in the field of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology. A variety of interesting and controversial topics relating to the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and foot are addressed, all of which are very relevant to the daily practice of orthopaedic surgeons. All of the contributions are written by well-known experts from across the world. The presentations will enable the reader to gain a better understanding of pathologies and may permit more individualized treatment of patients. The book will be of interest to clinicians and researchers alike.
Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs is Professor of Orthopaedic surgery and Sports Traumatology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and an orthopaedic surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam. Dr. Kerkhoffs is current President of the Dutch Arthroscopy Association (NVA) and Scientific Chairman of the 16th, 17th, and 18th ESSKA congresses. He has also served as Chairman of the ESSKA Sports Committee (2010–2012) and Secretary-General of ESSKA-AFAS (2010–2014). He has been an Associate Editor of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy since 2010 and is the author of more than 110 articles in journals indexed in PubMed.