The Patella provides a comprehensive, practical approach to the management of disorders of the patella and extensor mechanism of the knee. Discussions of the basic sciences, physical exam and imaging of the patellofemoral joint are followed by treatment options, including arthroscopy, osteotomy, surgical management of patellar malalignment, patellofemoral arthritis, conservative care, and complications of surgery. Additional chapters include problems in the young patient and rehabilitation. With over 300 illustrations, this book is a must for all orthopaedic surgeons and residents.
1 A Historic Review of Patellar Pain.- 2 Embryology and Anatomy of the Patella.- 3 Biomechanics of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 4 Pathology of the Patella.- 5 Physical Examination of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 6 Imaging of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 7 Conservative Care of Patellofemoral Pain.- 8 Rehabilitation of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 9 Patellar Problems in the Young Patient.- 10 Arthroscopic Examination and Treatment of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 11 Surgical Management of Patellar Instability.- 12 Osteotomy of the Patellofemoral Joint.- 13 Traumatic Maladies of the Extensor Mechanism.- 14 Complications of Patellofemoral Surgery.- 15 Management of Patellofemoral Arthritis.- 16 Patellar Considerations in Total Knee Replacement.- 17 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy of the Knee.
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: January 1995
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78
Weight (kg): 0.86