Pediatric and Adolescent Knee Surgery, 1st Edition

  • Frank Cordasco
  • Daniel Green
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496318005
  • ISBN-13: 9781496318008
  • DDC: 617.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 365 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Written by experts from New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, this new resource gives you the tools you need to provide comprehensive surgical care to the increasing number of children and adolescents with knee injuries. Hundreds of step-by-step illustrations guide you through each procedure and clearly depict the surgical techniques you're most likely to perform.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Introduction.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.
2: Epidemiology of Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.
3: Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics.
4: Gender-Specific Issues and Anterior Cruciate Ligament.
5: Historical Approach: Nonoperative.
6: Technique: Modified McIntosh.
7: Technique: Anderson Technique.
8: Technique: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: All-Epiphyseal Sockets.
9: Technique: Partial Transphyseal (Hybrid).
10: Technique: Complete Transphyseal Hamstring Autograft.
11: Brief Overview of Surgical Anterior Cruciate Ligament Options: Algorithm Based on Skeletal Age.
12: Postoperative Rehabilitation for Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
13: Controversies in Return to Play.
14: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention Programs.
Patellofemoral Instability.
15: Overview, Pathomechanics, Epidemiology, and Assessment of Patellar Dislocation.
16: Technique: Quad Tendon Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction.
17: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction: Hamstring Technique.
18: Medial Patellar Tendon Transfer with Proximal Realignment.
19: Technique: Distal Realignment Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy.
20: Rehabilitation following Patellar Instability.
Osteochondritis Dissecans.
21: Osteochondritis Dissecans: Overview, Epidemiology, Etiology, Classification, Assessment.
22: Transarticular Drilling of Osteochondritis Dissecans.
23: Retroarticular Drilling of Osteochondritis Dissecans.
24: Open Reduction Internal Fixation Metal Compression Techniques for Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans.
25: Bioabsorbable Fixation of Symptomatic Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions in Children and Adolescents.
26: Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation/Allograft.
27: Technique: Frontiers of Cartilage Restoration.
Discoid Meniscus.
28: Discoid Meniscus: Overview, Epidemiology, Classification, Assessment.
29: Surgical Techniques for Treatment of Symptomatic Discoid Meniscus.
30: Meniscal Allograft Transplantation.
Pediatric and Adolescent Knee Fractures.
31: Tibial Tubercle Avulsion Fractures in Children and Adolescents.
32: Tibial Spine Avulsion Fractures: Overview and Arthroscopic Technique for Internal Fixation with Cannulated Screws.
33: Tibial Spine/Anterior Cruciate Ligament Avulsion Fractures Overview Technique Suture.
34: Salter-Harris Distal Femur and Proximal Tibia Fractures.
35: Patellar Sleeve Fractures.
36: Diagnostic Imaging of the Physis.
37: Growth Plate Anatomy.
38: Assessment of Growth Remaining in the Skeletally Immature Patient.
39: Surgical Treatment of Growth Arrest.
40: Applications of Implant-Mediated Guided Growth in Pediatric Knee Surgery.
41: Surgical Treatment for Symptomatic Osgood-Schlatter Disease.