Biologic Joint Reconstruction: Alternatives to Arthroplasty

by Brian Cole (Editor), Andreas Gomoll (Editor)
Biologic Joint Reconstruction: Alternatives to Arthroplasty provides a comprehensive look into the fast growing area of cartilage repair and early arthritis surgery for virtually every major joint.

Drs. Brian J. Cole and Andreas H. Gomoll have created a text that includes a detailed approach to surgical management utilizing procedures such as osteotomy, cartilage repair, cartilage restoration, and limited resurfacing. Treatment indications, surgical techniques, and non-operative treatment in the knee, shoulder, hip and smaller joints are also highlighted in the text.
Additional Topics Include:

Imaging modalities for cartilage defects
Meniscal transplantation
Limited prosthetic resurfacing
Allograft processing and safety
Pharmacological treatment
Cell-based therapy with ACI
Unicompartmental knee replacement

Biologic Joint Reconstruction is the only orthopedic text on the market that combines discussion of biological and limited prosthetic options for the treatment of chondral damage and early arthritis for the young active adult, as well as for traditional joint replacement patients.
Who Will Be Interested in Biologic Joint Reconstruction: Alternatives to Arthroplasty:

Orthopedic Surgeons in Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgeons who Perform Joint Replacements
Orthopedic Residents and Fellows


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