Cartilage Injury in the Athlete (Hardback)
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Cartilage Injury in the Athlete (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 01/03/2006
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Nearly 350 illustrations of examination and treatment techniques This book presents a complete guide to treating patients with cartilage damage who are not yet candidates for joint arthroplasty. Cartilage Injury in the Athlete opens with review of anatomy and describes the response of articular cartilage to injury, followed by the clinical assessment of the injury. It covers nonoperative and operative approaches as well as the adjunctive procedures that often supplement cartilage restorative and repair surgery. Nearly 350 illustrations facilitate the understanding of examination and operative techniques. The text also addresses joint specific injuries in the shoulder, elbow, and ankle that are often neglected in other literature. Highlights: * Provides a thorough overview of normal cartilage anatomy and cartilage response to injury that helps illuminate treatment techniques and healing processes * Demonstrates surgical treatments using step-by-step illustrations * Covers nonoperative techniques including analgesics, oral anti-inflammatory medications, neutraceuticals, and hyaluronic acid injections/viscosupplementation * Describes adjunctive procedures, such as meniscal transplant and corrective osteotomy * Discusses future directions in the detection and treatment of cartilage injuries Both comprehensive and unique in its scope, this book is an invaluable resource for all orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine and primary care physicians, physical therapists, and fellows and residents in training.

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9781588903051
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 1201 g
Dimensions: 5499 x 7128 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
""Cartilage Injury in the Athlete" is an exceptional book for the physician, surgeon, and rehabilitation specialist interested in articular cartilage injuries. The book provides a thorough overview of the basic science and treatment of cartilage injuries from some of the most prominent surgeons and scientists in the field of cartilage restoration. ..An excellent reference on our current knowledge of management of articular cartilage defects."--Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

"This book...should be in every major medical library on account of its comprehensive and current content and vast array of references. It is well organized and illustrated with clinical diagrams and photographs, medical images and colour histopathology plates, and provides an enlightening look into the future."--ANZ Journal of Surgery

"A comprehensive review of the assessment and treatment of cartilage injury...fills a void in the sports medicine literature...offers well-presented sugges


Cartilage Injury in the Athlete is an exceptional book for the physician, surgeon, and rehabilitation specialist interested in articular cartilage injuries. The book provides a thorough overview of the basic science and treatment of cartilage injuries from some of the most prominent surgeons and scientists in the field of cartilage restoration. ..An excellent reference on our current knowledge of management of articular cartilage defects.--Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

This book...should be in every major medical library on account of its comprehensive and current content and vast array of references. It is well organized and illustrated with clinical diagrams and photographs, medical images and colour histopathology plates, and provides an enlightening look into the future.--ANZ Journal of Surgery

A comprehensive review of the assessment and treatment of cartilage injury...fills a void in the sports medicine literature...offers well-presented suggestions and solutions for difficult and often debilitating problems.--Doody's Book Reviews

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