Now in its fully revised and updated second edition, this comprehensive, how-to text covers all aspects of revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA), complete with step-by-step descriptions of surgical techniques. Divided thematically into three main sections, part I discusses evaluation and diagnosis of the failed TKA, including imaging and updates on incidence and rationale for reoperation. General principles of revision surgery are presented in part II, addressing skin and extensile exposure, component removal, allografts, metaphyseal sleeves and cones, femoral and tibial alignment, and restoration of stability. Part III presents the many special considerations that come into play with revision TKA, including periprosthetic fracture, infection, stiffness and other post-operative complications and complexities. The role of arthrodesis and the economics of revision TKA are also elucidated.
Utilizing the most current evidence and generously illustrated, orthopedic surgeon
s, sports medicine specialists and residents alike will find Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty, Second Edition a thorough and informative resource when treating the patient following knee replacement surgery.
• Revised and updated version of the original 2005 edition on revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA), including six new chapters
• In-depth, comprehensive approach to diagnosis and evaluation, general principles and special considerations for revision TKA
• An excellent, generously illustrated resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists and residents alike
• James V. Bono, MD. Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. Tufts University School of Medicine. Vice Chair for Orthopedics for Medical Education. New England Baptist Hospital. Boston, MA, USA
• Richard D. Scott, MD. Professor Emeritus of Orthopedic Surgery. Harvard Medical School. Former Chief, Joint Arthroplasty Service. New England Baptist and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. Boston, MA, USA