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Genetics for Orthopedic Surgeons

Molecular biology is arguably the fastest moving area of medical research, and now impinges on almost every medical discipline. This book provides a comprehensive up-to-date overview of developments in molecular genetics as they relate to orthopedic practice. Written by Ian Young, a consultant Clinical Geneticist, the book presents the fundamental ...

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Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery for Hip and Knee

This book focuses on two major areas in the field of computer assisted orthopaedic surgery (CAOS): hip and knee surgery. It reviews the current clinical status of the various CAOS tools for hip and knee arthroplasty, osteotomy, ligament reconstruction, spine surgery, trauma surgery, and tumour surgery that have become available ...

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ACL Injury and Its Treatment

This volume presents detailed information on surgically relevant anatomy and histology of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), biomechanics, diagnostics, and ACL reconstruction. In light of the growing body of evidence demonstrating the advantages of anatomic ACL reconstruction over traditional methods, there are also discussions of single anteromedial bundle reconstruction and ...

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Proprioception in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

This book is a comprehensive guide to proprioceptive rehabilitation after orthopaedic and sports surgery. In addition, it equips readers with a thorough understanding of the neurophysiology and assessment of proprioception and clearly explains the relationships between surgical procedures, injuries, and anatomy and proprioception. Proprioception is still an unclear topic for ...

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Orthopedic Biomaterials: Advances and Applications

This book covers the latest advances, applications, and challenges in orthopedic biomaterials. Topics covered include materials for orthopedic applications, including nanomaterials, biomimetic materials, calcium phosphates, polymers, biodegradable metals, bone grafts/implants, and biomaterial-mediated drug delivery. Absorbable orthopedic biomaterials and challenges related to orthopedic biomaterials are covered in detail. This is an ...

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Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics, Second Edition

Provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in biomechanics and biomaterials Takes a bench to bedside approach, incorporating the basic science with detailed practical management issues Written by the international authorities in biomaterials, orthopedics and traumatology With the constant evolution of implant technology, and improvement in the production of allograft ...

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Platelet Rich Plasma in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art summary of platelet rich plasmas (PRPs) in the field of regenerative medicine. The book begins with an overview of the basic science behind PRP, describing the role of platelets and growth factors followed by the most important biological effects expected from the use ...

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