A Practical Operative Guide for Total Knee & Hip Replacement

by Ajit Kumar Mehta

The book A practical Operative Guide for Total Knee and Hip Replacement discusses about total knee and hip replacement surgeries along with management of various complications. Extension of chapters like total knee replacement (TKR) by navigation system, important points and total hip replacement (THR) in difficult situations, bone cement, ultrasonic system for cemented and uncemented revision surgeries, complications and revision THR, physiotherapy in TKR and THR has been made. In revision THR, the uncemented modular revision stem with distal fixation (solution revision stem or REEF) in addition to cemented C-stem and uncemented summit stem are covered. The book gives an outline of TKR by navigation system. TKR with navigation system is more useful in patients with arthritis of the knee and extra-articular femoral and/or tibial deformity, retained hardware or intramedullary implants. Postoperative pain management has been described after TKR and THR. Management of complications like supracondylar fracture femur and infection following TKR have been included. Technique of revision TKR and THR has been mentioned. The technique of arthrodesis of the knee following infected TKR has been described with limb reconstruction system (LRS). A patient’s guide to arthritis and joint replacement and ultrasonic cement removal system for revision joint replacement surgeries has been given.


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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Mehta Ajit Kumar Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Centre, Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Mumbai, India
Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Center, Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789351524823
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12451
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 240
Book Type Reference


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