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    Olivier Courage, Simon Bertiaux, Pierre-Emmanuel Papin, Anthony Kamel.
    Summary: This concise and handy book offers practical guidance to orthopedic surgeons and residents willing to master knee arthroscopy techniques in their daily practice. Based on scientific evidence but also mirroring expert know-how and best practices, it equips readers with essential information, tips and tricks to avoid and prevent intraoperative minor and major complications. Clearly and uniformly written, and featuring a wealth of intraoperative pictures, the book guides readers step-by-step through each of the presented arthroscopic procedures--from patient positioning, through meniscal suture approaches and hamstring grafting, to ACL, PCL and MPFL reconstructions. Covering all the basic and practical aspects this book is a must-read for residents and young orthopedic surgeons wanting to gain insights into this surgical technique and valuable tool for practicing orthopedists, sports physicians and physiotherapists with an interest in knee arthroscopy.

    Contents:
    1 Introduction
    2 The basics: patient's positioning, different approaches of the knee
    3 Meniscal sutures: all inside, out-in and posterior horn reinsertion
    4 Hamstring graft: acl reconstruction with quadruple bundle gracilis and semitendinosis tendons
    5 Quadruple Hamstring graft: single 4-strand semitendinosis tendon
    6 BTB graft using patellar tendon
    7 Lateral tenodesis: extra articular reconstruction with the fascia lata using a modified
    8 Christel-Djian technique
    9 The Posterior Cruciate Ligament: PCL reconstruction using the semitendinosis
    10 The MPFL: double bundle reconstruction using the gracilis with femoral and tibial rigid fixations
    11 Simulator learning
    12 Annex: preparation of single 4-strand semitendinosus tendon graft.
    Digital Access Springer 2021