A Primer in Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservation of the by Tom Minas MD MS

By Tom Minas MD MS

A Primer in Cartilage fix and Joint renovation of the Knee provides the total diversity of treatment plans for a altering, more and more more youthful sufferer inhabitants. Dr. Thomas Minas demonstrates every one technique-from non-surgical to mini-incision overall knee arthroplasty to the hot advancements in tissue biologics-through a step by step method. Surgical images and illustrations and procedural video clips on-line at www.expertconsult.com and on DVD supply exact suggestions. This hugely visible, multimedia reference publications you in selecting the simplest remedy direction for every patient.

  • Get in simple terms the knowledge you would like via a technique-focused process and the constant kind of a unmarried writer, Dr. Thomas Minas-a best expert in cartilage repair.
  • Access the totally searchable textual content on-line at www.expertconsult.com, besides videos.
  • Incorporate tissue biologics into your perform and supply your sufferers with extra options.
  • Clearly see the nuances and demanding issues of every procedure with surgical photos and artists' renderings of key events within the working room.
  • Select the easiest remedy direction for every sufferer via huge insurance of thoughts from non-surgical to mini-incision overall knee arthroplasty.
  • Master state-of-the-art thoughts via videos-online and on DVD-that show each one procedure.

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Defects larger than 4 cm2 fared worse than did smaller lesions after microfracture treatment; no such effect was seen after ACI. , clicking, popping) occurs in up to 25% to 30% of patients, typically 7 to 9 months after the procedure33 and can be addressed with arthroscopic debridement of the hypertrophic tissue. 25 The technique is technically demanding arthroscopically and is more reproducible by open or mini-open techniques. 28 Gudas et al34 compared OATS with microfracture in a group of athletes and demonstrated good and excellent results in 96% of patients treated with OATS versus 52% of those treated with microfracture.

The surgeon must use his or her best judgment and draw upon the best available evidence and his or her own experience and skills to match these goals. If this is not possible, then the patient should be referred to an expert on the condition. Patients often present with pain and limitation of function. They are often anxious and have different reasons for the appointment. Determining the pathology and considering surgical options may not necessarily be the patient’s goal. ” usually helps to direct the surgeon’s line of questioning and the treatment options offered to the patient.

For ACI in the inferior part of the trochlea, an oblique coronal plane parallel to the roof of the intercondylar notch is chosen). ETL, echo train length; FSE, fast spin echo; IRFSE, inversion recovery fast spin echo; T1W, T1 weighted. 5 512 Â 256 Yes 20 160 12 Slice (thickness/gap in mm) Note: All scans are performed with a field of view between 14 and 16 cm. Field of view and matrix size are adjusted to patient size and signal-to-noise ratio of the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. 1 mmol/kg of intravenous (IV) gadolinium-DTPA is administered.

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