My Knee Guide is a free iPhone app and website providing services as an interactive and comprehensive resource for patients considering and undergoing knee replacement surgery. Â We provide you with an unprecedented ability to customize your experience. Simply by providing My Knee Guide a couple of key dates, a personalized and...
The Knee Society rating system was first promulgated during the late 1980's and has become the standard clinical evaluation system for reporting results for patients undergoing Total Knee Replacement. Most major journals strongly encourage that total knee manuscripts include Knee Society rating scores as part of the result section.
Knee arthroscopic surgery is a procedure performed through small incisions in the skin to repair injuries to tissues such as ligaments, cartilage, or bone within the knee joint area. The surgery is conducted with the aid of an arthroscope, which is a very small instrument guided by a lighted scope...
Total knee replacement in some form has been practiced for over 50 years. The complexities of the knee joint only began to be understood 30 years ago. Because of this, total knee replacement initially was not as successful as Sir John Charnley's artificial hip. However, over the last 20 years,...
OR-Live will broadcast a live surgery from Brigham and Women's
Hospital utilizing a novel, personalized knee implant. The new
prosthetic, the ConforMIS iDuo, is a bicompartmental resurfacing
implant designed for patients whose arthritic damage is limited to
either the medial or lateral compartments of the knee, in addition to
the patellofemoral compartment. The implant resurfaces...
Robert A. Kayal, MD is the regional pioneer of the partial knee and
the patellofemoral knee replacement technology and has been performing
these procedures for years. In fact, Dr. Kayal has performed more of these
surgeries than any other Orthopaedic Surgeon in the region.
to introducing this technology to the medical community...
Knee osteotomy is surgery that removes a part of the bone of the joint of either the bottom of the femur (upper leg bone) or the top of the tibia (lower leg bone) to increase the stability of the knee. Osteotomy redistributes the weight-bearing force on the knee by cutting...
â€śArthroscopic Double Bundle Double Tunnel ACL Reconstruction Surgeryâ€ť performed by Senior Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon Dr. Prateek Gupta along with Dr. Christel Pascal from France at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
The knee is, if anything, mechanically a more complex joint than the hip. Whilst serious hip problems are relatively rare in the younger, more active patient; knee trouble of one form or other can present at any age. Sporting injuries of varying severity are very common!...
Halifax Health will present a live online same day partial knee
replacement surgery on Jun 30th at 7:00pm EDT. Richard Rhodes, MD, a
surgeon with Atlantic Orthopedics, will perform the procedure using the
Dr. Rhodes has been performing partial knee replacements for several
years and has completed more than 60 during the...
Knee revision surgery, which is also known as revision total knee arthroplasty, is a procedure in which the surgeon removes a previously implanted artificial knee joint, or prosthesis, and replaces it with a new prosthesis. Knee revision surgery may also involve the use of bone grafts. The bone graft may...
The Knee Clinic is a partnership of specialist knee surgeons and associated disciplines. The conditions treated range across the whole spectrum of knee ailments: from sports knee injuries to knee arthritis, from arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) and ligament reconstruction to knee replacement. Knee clinic offers a full complement of modern treatments....
Prof. Warwick Bruce, consultant orthopaedic surgeon confining my practice to hip and kneesurgery in Sydney, Australia. My special interests are in
Minimally Invasive Hip and KneeSurgery and Computer Assisted Surgery.
My website features interactive web based movies on Hip anatomy, Knee anatomy, Total Hip Replacement (THR), Total...
In a live Internet webcast on A unique first hand
surgical insight into the new high flexion primary knee & revison
December 6, 2007, Lawrence S.
Crossett, M.D., will perform two knee replacement surgeries using the
Completeâ„˘ from DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. This
broadcast will take place at the University of Pittsburgh Medical
Orthopaedic hip knee surgeon in Australia - Dr. Anthony Spriggins. Being an orthopaedic surgeon, he specializes in Arthroscopy of hip and knee, Joint replacement surgery of both hip and knee, Joint revision replacement surgery, Chondral grafting, Cruciate ligament surgery, Meniscal repair, Osteotomies about the hip and knee, Bone tumour surgeryExpert
Soft tissue defects of the knee that require reconstructive surgery occur after trauma or following a surgical procedure. A common procedure that may require reconstructive surgery to achieve adequate soft tissue coverage of the knee is total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Wound breakdown with exposure of the prosthesis is rare and...
Routine thromboprophylaxis following elective hip and knee replacement surgery remains a controversial topic. No one disputes that patients undergoing these surgical procedures are at risk for deep vein thrombosis. The combination of stasis, endothelial wall injury and hypercoagulability are almost routine following this type of hip and kneesurgery. It...
Knees for You is a Patient to Patient Guide to knee pain, surgery and non-surgical treatments. Knees for You features information about many total knee and partial knee replacement devices. Personal knee replacement stories are included. Interviews with leading knee orthopedic surgeons is features. Medical studies and up to date...
With a history of treating knee injuries for patients of varying ages, Dr. Jeffrey Lyman has positioned himself as an authority in knee arthritis, ACL and PCL injuries, meniscus injuries, patella dislocations, fractures, and ligament repair.
Commonly performed procedures include total knee replacement, minimally invasive ACL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy, meniscus and...
Discoid lateral menisci were first described in the late 1800s. The normal configuration of a meniscus is that of a matured crescent moon, whereas that of a discoid meniscus generally is a thickened, very early crescent moon. Variations of this general shape occur relatively rarely, and occasionally, the lunar appearance...
by D.W. LENNOX, L.H. RILEY Jr, D.S. HUNGERFORD, M.A. JACOBS, Th. JUDET and K.A. KRACKOW
In: Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgery
Volume 3 1991
Procedures covered include Synovectomy of the knee, Total Knee Replacement (TKR), Revision Knee Arthroplasty, Distraction Arthroplasty, Arthrodesis of the knee,
Objective: To develop a core curriculum for orthopedic surgery and to conduct a national survey to as-
sess the importance of 281 curriculum items. Attention was focused on 55 topics pertaining to hip and
Conclusion: This study demonstrates agreement that
it is important to include 92.7% of the items...
Tuesday, January 22, 2008, St. Mary's Hospital and two members of the Dean Orthopedic physician team will offer viewers the opportunity to see a total knee replacement surgery up close. The procedure will be broadcast live over the internet from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time from one of St. Mary's...
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