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Bio-orthopaedics
 

Bio-orthopaedics © 2017

Editors: Alberto Gobbi, João Espregueira-Mendes, John G. Lane, Mustafa Karahan

Offers a detailed introduction to the exciting field of orthobiology. Examines the role of a variety of innovative products and approaches. Explains how recent scientific progress has created opportunities for much-improved outcomes. Provides a global perspective.


Cartilage Lesions of the Ankle
 

Cartilage Lesions of the Ankle © 2015

Editors: Gian Luigi Canata, C. Niek van Dijk

Provides up-to-date guidance on the treatment of ankle cartilage lesions. Describes care step by step from injury to recovery.


Controversies in the Technical Aspects of ACL Reconstruction
 

Controversies in the Technical Aspects of ACL Reconstruction © 2017

Editors: Norimasa Nakamura, Stefano Zaffagnini, Robert G. Marx, Volker Musahl

​Provides evidence-based information on key issues in ACL reconstruction. Assists in selection of graft sources and surgical technique. Discusses the current evidence on graft rupture. Examines the optimal timing of reconstruction.


Elbow Arthroscopy
 

Elbow Arthroscopy © 2013

Editors: Luigi A. Pederzini, Gregory I. Bain, Marc R. Safran

Covers both the basic techniques and the more advanced aspects of elbow arthroscopy. Describes the performance and role of arthroscopy in a range of conditions. Identifies potential complications and how to avoid them.


Injuries and Health Problems in Football
 

Injuries and Health Problems in Football © 2017

Editors: João Espregueira-Mendes, C. Niek van Dijk, Philippe Neyret, Moises Cohen, Stefano Della Villa, Helder Pereira, Miguel Oliveira

Describes the clinical management of the full range of injuries incurred by footballers. Covers heart and other health conditions that may be encountered. Examines rehabilitation and performance enhancement strategies Discusses new biologic treatments.


Management of Knee Osteoarthritis in the Younger, Active Patient
 

Management of Knee Osteoarthritis in the Younger, Active Patient © 2016

Editors: David A. Parker

​Provides up-to-date knowledge on surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Describes the evidence base supporting each treatment. Offers guidance on indications and timing. Written by international experts who provide a global perspective.


Meniscal Transplantation
 

Meniscal Transplantation © 2013

Editors: René Verdonk, João Espregueira Mendes, Joan Carles Monllau

New techniques. New implants. New surgical approaches.


The Menisci © 2017

The Menisci
 

The Menisci © 2017

Editors: Robert F. LaPrade, Elizabeth A. Arendt, Alan Getgood, Scott C. Faucett

Provides detailed information on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of meniscal tears. Covers the full range of meniscal lesions, from vertical tears to radial tears and root avulsions. Presents the latest evidence on outcomes of different techniques.


Motor Skills Training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
 

Motor Skills Training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine © 2017

Editors: Mustafa Karahan, Hüsnü Kaya Akan, João Espregueira-Mendes

Equips the reader with all the knowledge needed to prepare and run a motor skills course. Offers a multidisciplinary approach to the teaching of motor skills. Includes a handy checklist to confirm best preparation.


Muscle and Tendon Injuries
 

Muscle and Tendon Injuries © 2017

Editors: Gian Luigi Canata, Pieter D’Hooghe, Kenneth Hunt

Identifies the causes and symptoms of diverse muscle and tendon pathologies. Describes the role of the available diagnostic procedures and treatment approaches. Written by leading experts with the aim of providing a state of the art multidisciplinary reference.


Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder
 

Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder © 2015

Editors: Gregory I. Bain, Eiji Itoi, Giovanni Di Giacomo, Hiroyuki Sugaya

Provides a unique understanding of shoulder anatomy and its importance in shoulder development, function, examination, and imaging. Describes how the anatomy is affected by diverse pathological processes. Includes numerous high-quality color images of anatomical dissections and histological, clinical, surgical, radiological, and pathological photos. Brings together a wealth of important information for the clinician.


The Patellofemoral Joint
 

The Patellofemoral Joint © 2014

Editors: Alberto Gobbi, João Espregueira Mendes, Norimasa Nakamura

Illustrates the current state-of-the-art in assessment and management of the patellofemoral joint. Covers a wide range of surgical techniques and recently developed approaches. Includes a large number of color photographs.


Shoulder Concepts 2013: Consensus and Concerns
 

Shoulder Concepts 2013: Consensus and Concerns © 2013

Editors: Guillermo Arce, Klaus Bak, Kevin P. Shea, Felix Savoie III, William B. Kibler, Eiji Itoi, Augustus Mazzocca, Knut Beitzel, Emilio Calvo, Benno Ejnisman

Based on consensus among worldwide experts at ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee meetings. Reviews currently available classifications for shoulder disorders and suggests two novel classifications that will facilitate tailored management. Describes pioneering techniques for acromio-clavicular joint dislocation. Includes a section on rotator cuff disorders.


Shoulder Instability Across the Life Span
 

Shoulder Instability Across the Life Span © 2017

Editors: Andreas Imhoff, Felix Savoie III

Presents the consensus findings of the ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee regarding treatment options for patients suffering from shoulder instability. Identifies the characteristic features of conditions typical of different ages. Provides extensive information and guidance on all aspects of management for different presentations.


Shoulder Stiffness - Current Concepts and Concerns
 

Shoulder Stiffness - Current Concepts and Concerns © 2015

Editors: Eiji Itoi, Guillermo Arce, Gregory I. Bain, Ronald L. Diercks, Dan Guttmann, Andreas B. Imhoff, Augustus D. Mazzocca, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Yon-Sik Yoo

Provides an up-to-date overview covering etiology, diagnosis and treatment. Discusses the indications and options for conservative and surgical treatment. Presents the conclusions of the recent Consensus Meeting of the ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee.


Soft Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty
 

Soft Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty © 2017

Editors: Shuichi Matsuda, Sebastien Lustig, Willem Mare van der Merwe

Explains the impact of intraoperative soft tissue balance on postoperative results. Details surgical procedures Describes techniques and devices for accurate intraoperative soft tissue assessment. Includes advice on intraoperative troubleshooting.


Surgery of Shoulder Instability
 

Surgery of Shoulder Instability © 2013

Editors: Stephen F. Brockmeier, Mark D. Miller, Guillermo Arce

Based on consensus among worldwide experts at ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee meetings. Describes techniques for Surgeries of Shoulder Instabilities.