This book offers a comprehensive guide to knee arthroplasty that will assist in achieving excellent outcomes based on a sound understanding and technique. An introductory section on the primary knee arthroplasty that covers preoperative planning, surgical exposures, step by step approach to knee arthroplasty, unicondylar knee arthroplasty and radiological assessment are discussed in detail. The next section is devoted to topics pertaining to knee replacement in complex situations like bone defects, stiff knees, previous failed trauma and extra-articular deformities.
A separate section has been dedicated to use of technology like Computer navigation and Robotics in TKA. An extensive section explains the causes and management of potential complications, including instability, infections, and periprosthetic fracture. Individual chapters focussing on multimodal pain management, deep vein thrombosis, rehabilitation and newer advances have been included .The surgical techniques appropriate for revision knee arthroplasty are described separately, and guidelines on how to deal with bone loss, instability, gap balancing, joint line restoration, and use of bulk allografts, hinges and condylar replacement prosthesis are provided. The authors are all respected experts from the United Kingdom, United States,India and Europe. The language of the book is easy to read, user friendly with colourful pictorial representation of relevant surgical steps. Case based discussions, surgical tips and pearls and summary has been added in each chapter. The references given at the end of each chapter would be useful for those doing research. This book should be of interest to practicing orthopaedic surgeon across the globe, beginner arthroplasty surgeons, postgraduate students of orthopaedics, DNB students and those preparing for board exams. This book will serve as a reference book for Master Arthroplasty surgeons as well as a compendium on Knee Arthroplasty.
• Compiles simple, complex situations and revision total knee replacement
• Presents separate sections on complications in knee replacement
• Provides exclusive section on Navigation assisted and robotic surgery
Dr. Mrinal Sharma presently works as Senior Consultant and Head of Orthopedics, Arthroplasty Specialist in Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad, Haryana. He is a renowned Joint Replacement Surgeon who has delivered exceptional results over his long-standing career and has performed more than 5000 primary and revision joint replacement surgeries on patients across the globe. He has been honoured with the Ranawat Fellowship ,SICOT India Foundation Award, First Ambassador of Indian Orthopedic Association to Singapore, SICOT International Travelling Fellowship, Indian Orthopedic Association IOSUK Travelling Fellowship, Ludhiana Travelling Fellowship, Delhi Orthopedic Association Travelling Fellowship, MP chapter Gold Medal and many more. Dr. Sharma has more than 50 International presentations and more than 20 publications in International and National indexed journals. He is a member of the SICOT education academy and an executive member of the Indian Arthroplasty Association and Delhi Orthopedic Association. He is also a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Orthopedics, Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma, and British Medical Journal.