About this book
- Detailed review of the most important trauma injuries around the knee joint Extensive discussion of fractures, dislocations, and ligamentous injuries Written by acknowledged experts from Spain and the United Kingdom
This book reviews the most important traumatic injuries that occur around the knee joint, providing detailed information on mechanisms of injury, diagnosis, and treatment. A wide range of injuries are covered, including jumper’s knee, meniscus tears, knee ligament injuries, knee extensor mechanism injuries, and the floating knee. Dislocations of the knee and patella are carefully considered. Osteochondral fractures and fractures of the distal femur and tibial plateau are discussed in individual chapters that provide clear guidance on treatment. The book closes by reviewing the management of malunion and non-union about the knee. The authors are acknowledged experts in the field and have taken care to ensure that all information is completely up to date. This well-illustrated and instructive book will be of value to orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and others who work with patients with traumatic knee injuries. ?
Table of contents
Jumper´s knee: E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan (Spain).- Meniscus tears: Julian Fernandez-Gonzalez (Spain).- Knee ligaments injuries: Primitivo Gomez-Cardero (Spain).- Osteochondral fractures: Enrique Gomez-Barrena (Spain).- Patellar dislocation: Eduardo Garcia-Rey(Spain).-Knee extensor mechanism injuries: Fares Haddad (UK).- Fractures of distal femur: Aitor Ibarzabal (Spain).- Tibial plateau fractures: Juan Carlos Rubio (Spain).- Dislocations of the knee: E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan (Spain).- The floating knee: E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan and Fernando Oñorbe (Spain).- Malunion and non-union about the knee: Nicholas Goddard (UK).