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    Roland Becker, Michael T. Hirschmann, Nanne P, Kort, editors.
    Summary: This book supplies all the information that the young orthopaedic surgeon needs to know when preparing to perform total or partial knee replacement for the first time and also provides more experienced surgeons with a comprehensive general update on the basics. After an opening section on anatomy and kinematics of the knee, patient management during the pre-, peri-, and postoperative phases is covered in detail with the aid of numerous illustrations. The final section considers postoperative patient evaluation, outcome measurements, and the value of registries. Readers will gain a sound understanding of the scientific basis underlying management decisions, of component design philosophies, and of the rationale for preferences such as mechanical alignment and ligament balancing. The pros and cons of a variety of management choices are explained, and guidance provided on patient selection. Surgical techniques are presented on high-quality videos and many tips and tricks are highlighted to help the inexperienced to cope with challenging situations.

    Anthropometry of the Native Knee
    Kinematics of the native knee
    Kinematics of the knee after partial and total knee arthroplasty
    Loading of the knee joint after total knee arthroplasty
    The optimal indication for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
    The optimal indication for patellofemoral arthroplasty
    The optimal indication for combined patellofemoral and unicondylar knee arthroplasty
    The optimal indication for total knee arthroplasty
    Partial resurfacing implants
    Patients evaluation prior to knee arthroplasty
    Cardiovascular co-morbidity in patients scheduled for TKA
    Patient expectations in total knee arthroplasty
    Basic principles of partial knee arthroplasty
    Principles of total knee arthroplasty
    UKA component design - What do we need to know?
    TKA component design - What do engineers need to know?
    Patellofemoral Arthroplasty-Onlay Versus Inlay Prostheses
    Surgical 2D planning of total knee arthroplasty
    3D planning of total knee arthroplasty - why and how?
    Optimal setup of the operating room
    Tranexamic acid (TXA) in total knee arthroplast
    Optimal positioning of the patient
    Pros and cons of using a tourniquet
    Pro and Cons of tranexamic acid (TXA) in total knee arthroplasty
    Standard approaches to the knee
    Is there an optimal TKA component position?
    Neutral mechanical alignment - the gold standard
    The anatomical alignment concept for total knee arthroplasty
    Kinematic alignment in total knee arthroplasty
    Measured resection technique-how does it work?
    Ligament balancing technique-how does it work
    Posterior femoral referencing in total knee arthroplasty
    Anterior femoral referencing in total knee arthroplasty
    Tibial component rotation in total knee arthroplasty
    Patient specific instrumentation in TKA
    Patients specific partial and total knee arthroplasty- an update
    Navigation in total knee arthroplasty
    Optimal sizing of the femoral, tibial and patellofemoral components in TKA
    Optimal implant fixation in knee arthroplasty: cemented versus cementless knee arthroplasty
    Wound closure in total knee arthroplasty
    Pros and cons of drains for wound drainage in total knee arthroplasty
    Pain management after total knee arthroplasty
    How to handle complications in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
    How to handle complications during TKA?
    Deformity Correction in Total Knee Arthroplasty
    TKA in fracture treatment
    Thromboembolic prophylaxis after partial or total knee arthroplasty
    How to avoid typical complications after total knee arthroplasty?
    Infection prophylaxis in TKA
    Rehabilitation after Total Knee Arthroplasty
    How to assess outcome after partial or total knee arthroplasty - Measuring results that really matter!
    Function after unicondylar knee arthroplasty- what could you expect?
    Outcome after total knee arthroplasty - what can be expected?
    Function after small knee implants
    Sports after partial or total knee arthroplasty
    The immune response to metal in total knee arthroplasty
    Does digital support influence outcome after total knee arthroplasty?
    Registries-How important are they?
    Most common scores for patients' evaluation.
    Digital Access Springer 2022