By Tom Minas MD MS
A Primer in Cartilage fix and Joint renovation of the Knee offers the whole diversity of cures for a altering, more and more more youthful sufferer inhabitants. Dr. Thomas Minas demonstrates each one technique-from non-surgical to mini-incision overall knee arthroplasty to the new advancements in tissue biologics-through a step by step procedure. Surgical pictures and illustrations and procedural movies on-line at www.expertconsult.com and on DVD supply unique tips. This hugely visible, multimedia reference publications you in determining the simplest remedy path for every patient.
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- 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 simplest therapy direction for every sufferer via huge insurance of ideas from non-surgical to mini-incision overall knee arthroplasty.
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Carl Winalski). 586 391 195 B T1 (ms) Figure 3–10 A, Non-delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage (dGEMRIC). Arrows indicate autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) on the medial femoral condyle (MFC). The patient is doing well and is clinically symptom free. The highest numbers on the dGEMRIC scale represent high proteoglycan content and are blue-green in color. The lowest numbers in yellowred represent lessened proteoglycan content. The highest proteoglycan content is generally in the deep and middle layers of the articular cartilage, as is seen in this image.
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The left knee is most symptomatic. Axial alignment is neutral to slight varus. B, Lateral x-ray film demonstrates lack of a “crossing sign” of Dejour4 of the proximal trochlea as the patella engages the sulcus. The trochlea is either barrel shaped or convex at its entry site. C, Skyline x-ray film demonstrates both tilt and subluxation of the patella. Computed tomographic (CT) arthrography very clearly demonstrates dysplasia of the trochlea and loss of articular cartilage on the patella. CT arthrogram is my preferred imaging study for assessment of patellofemoral dysplasia and damage to the articular surfaces.