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Author Brittberg, Mats.

Title Cartilage surgery : an operative manual / Mats Brittberg, Wayne K. Gersoff
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier Saunders, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 302 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Cartilage morphology / Mats Brittberg -- Patient evaluation and treatment algorithms / Marco Delcogliano, Jason Boyer, Bert R. Mandelbaum -- Debridement of the injured cartilage / Mats Brittberg -- Bone marrow stimulating techniques -- Drilling, abrasion arthroplasty, and microfracture / Wayne Gersoff -- Carbon fiber resurfacing / Mats Brittberg -- Autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis (AMIC) / Peter Behrens, J.P. Benthien -- Trufit plugs / Tim Spalding -- Osteochondral mosaicplasty / László Hangody, Gábor Vásárhelyi, László Rudolf Hangody -- Mega-OATS / Peter U. Brucker, Jochen Paul, Andreas B. Imhoff -- Osteochondral allografts / William Bugbee -- Fixation of osteochondral fragments / William Bugbee, Brice W. Blatz, Bert R. Mandelbaum -- Autologous chondrocyte implantation -- Cartilage biopsy handling / Anders Lindahl, Sebastian Concaro -- Quality assurance of cells for chondrogenic implantation / Stephen J. Duguay -- ACI first and second generation / Mats Brittberg -- Transarthroscopic implantation of hyalograft (Hyaff 11) with autologous chondrocytes / Mats Brittberg, Sebastian Concaro -- Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) / David Wood, Gregory C. Janes -- Allograft particulate cartilage transplantation : denovo natural tissue (NT) graft / Jack Farr -- Cartilage fragment implantation / Mats Brittberg -- Unloading osteotomies : effect on cartilage and cartilage repair / Jens D. Agneskircher, Alex E. Staubli, Philipp Lobenhoffer -- Unloading the patellofemoral joint for cartilage lesions / James Bicos -- Meniscal allografts, cartilage repair, and concomitant procedures / Wayne Gersoff -- Bone grafting around an articular joint / Marcus Head, James B. Richardson -- Postoperative cartilage repair rehabilitation / Holly J. Silvers, Karen Hambly
Summary Cartilage Surgery: An Operative Manual by Mats Brittberg, MD and Wayne Gersoff, MD is your guide to applying the most recent advances in cartilage repair, and performing cutting-edge surgical procedures. An internationally diverse collection of authors offers a global perspective on timely topics such as cartilage biologics. Clinical pearls, operative video clips, and detailed, full-color intraoperative photographs offer step-by-step guidance on essential techniques. You can access the full content and videos online at, and the videos are included on a bound-in DVD. Stay current with the recent advances in cartilage repair including surgical and non-surgical treatments as well as biologic management of cartilage lesions. Get unmatched visual guidance from an unparalleled video collection - online and on DVD - that demonstrates how to perform a variety of key techniques. Quickly reference essential topics with a templated, focused format that includes clinical pearls to help you make a confident diagnosis and select the best treatment. Benefit from the knowledge, experience, and global perspective of a diverse collection of leading international authors. Access the book from any computer at, complete with the full text, entire image bank, and video library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cartilage -- Surgery.
Cartilage, Articular -- physiopathology.
Cartilage, Articular -- surgery.
Arthroplasty -- methods.
Cartilage Diseases -- surgery.
Tissue Transplantation -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Gersoff, Wayne K.
Elsevier Science & Technology (Firm)
ScienceDirect (Online service)
ISBN 1437708781 (electronic bk.)
9781437708783 (electronic bk.)