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Title Osteotomies around the knee : indications, planning, surgical techniques using plate fixators / editors, Philipp Lobenhoffer [and others] ; co-editors, Mellany Galla, Jens D. Agneskirchner
Published Davos : AO Publishing ; Stuttgart ; New York : Distributed by Thieme, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Indications and planning -- Physiological axes of the lower limb -- Clinical and radiological evaluation -- Indications for high-tibial osteotomy, unicondylar knee arthroplasty, and total knee prosthesis -- Basic principles of osteotomies around the knee -- Detailed planning algorithm for high-tibial osteotomy -- Clinical applications -- High-tibial closed-wedge osteotomy -- Principles of angular stable fixators -- Biomechanical testing of different plates -- High-tibial open-wedge valgization osteotomy with plate fixator -- Effect of osteotomies on cartilage pressure in the knee -- Osteotomy and ligament instability: tibial slope corrections and combined procedures around the knee joint -- Radiological examination of bone healing after open-wedge tibial osteotomy -- Supracondylar varization osteotomy of the femur with plate fixation -- Double osteotomies of the femur and tibia -- Rotational osteotomies of the femur and the tibia -- Total knee arthroplasty after osteotomy around the knee -- Management of complications after high-tibial open-wedge osteotomy -- Osteotomies for failed osteotomies around the knee -- Future developments -- Computer-assisted navigation in proximal tibial osteotomy -- Development of plate fixators: current status and perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Knee -- Surgery.
Knee Joint -- physiopathology.
Knee Joint -- surgery.
Bone Plates.
Joint Instability -- surgery.
Osteoarthritis, Knee -- surgery.
Osteotomy -- methods.
Tibia -- surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Agneskirchner, Jens D.
Galla, Mellany.
Lobenhoffer, Philipp.
ISBN 1283007215
3131476311 (electronic bk.)
9783131476319 (electronic bk.)