Cartilage defects are common. Cartilage repair surgery is not only fascinating but also surgically challenging. There are books dealing with basic science and some surgical aspect. This book fills a gap in surgical techniques for cartilage repair. All of the surgical chapters are logically organised, covering patient selection, patient setup/positioning, surgical approach, potential complications and troubleshooting. An attempt is made to compare with various surgical techniques. This book also covers anaesthesia, postoperative follow-up, pain management and rehabilitation. Both the editors and the authors are renowned experts in the field. This book will be invaluable for orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeons (consultants and training doctors) and is also of potential interest to physiotherapists, medical students, general practitioners, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists and rheumatology specialists.Persuasive reports on microfracture and stem cell grafts suggest, but have not proven, this despite genetic manipulation of the cells or ... It appears definite that isolated cells, free from matrix, are essential for perfect cartilage regeneration.
|Title||:||Techniques in Cartilage Repair Surgery|
|Author||:||A. Ananthram Shetty, Seok-Jung Kim, Norimasa Nakamura, Mats Brittberg|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-04-11|