Chondral Disease of the Knee: A Case-Based Approach by Brian J. Cole MD, MBA, M. Mike Malek MD (auth.)

By Brian J. Cole MD, MBA, M. Mike Malek MD (auth.)

This necessary source, derived from Drs. Cole and Malek’s Articular Cartilage Lesions: a pragmatic consultant to evaluation and Treatment, beneficial properties case reports that support the reader improve an realizing of chondral illness and hone the decision-making talents critical to winning cartilage fix and answer implementation. The case experiences integrated have been chosen for max medical price and canopy such concerns as damage evaluate, actual exam, radiographic review, and comorbidities. each one case is complemented through outstanding illustrations, many in colour, and concludes with bulleted decision-making elements that may be simply included into medical perform. This sensible, case-based ebook is a perfect studying software for citizens and surgeons trying to achieve a greater knowing of chondral sickness and the various techniques to its profitable treatment.

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6). The Native Articular Cartilage Stiffness vs ACI Implant at 1 Year .. 5. (A) Indentation testing is performed with evidence of a small area of periosteal detachment on the medial aspect of the defect. (B) Bar graph demonstrates the relative differences of the native articular cartilage compared to the hyaline-like tissue. 6. Safranin-O, fast green staining technique demonstrates variable degrees of proteoglycan staining within the deeper zones of the graft and integration of the hyaline-like tissue with the underlying subchondral bone.

2). At that time, it was elected to perform an articular cartilage biopsy from the intercondylar notch. 3). Postoperatively, he was made nonweight bearing for approximately 6 weeks and subsequently advanced to full weight bearing. Additionally, during that time he used continuous passive motion for approximately 6h/day. ; weight, 1701b. The patient the ensuing 12 months and had some difficulty ambulates with a significant antalgic gait. His regaining full flexion. He was asked to refrain alignment is in slight symmetric varus.

The rest. The patient has unsuccessfully worn an long-leg alignment view shows 4 to 5 degrees unloader knee brace for the past 2 years. He varus on the right and 3 to 4 degrees varus on reports a history of an open meniscectomy and the left. arthroscopy of his right knee performed more than 20 years previously. He smokes 1 to 2 packs per day and has for the past 20 years. ; weight, 1501b; BMI (body III and early IV chondrosis. 5. The patient ambulates with relatively absent. The anterior cruciate ligaan antalgic gait.

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