This book contains a collection of instructional course lectures given during the 15th ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy) Congress, held in Geneva during May 2012. The lectures cover a wide range of hot topics in the field, including diverse injuries and management techniques. Each lecture has a practical focus and provides an up-to-date synthesis of core knowledge on the subject in question with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Take home messages and key recommendations are highlighted. This book will be of value to practitioners and researchers alike.
Tips and tricks in arthroscopic surgery.- Management and consequences of the rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy.- Biceps pathology, evaluation and treatment option.- Unicompartmental knee prostheses: basic technique.- Posterior ankle arthroscopy: what are the limits?- Basic concept in PCL evaluation.- Revision ACL.- Massive rotator cuff tears and cuff arthropathy.- Multiple ligament injury management.- Patient matched cutting blocks, navigation and 3-D rotation.- Study design and research methodology.- The role of wrist arthroscopy in traumatic and post-traumatic injuries.- Lateral compartment injury of the knee.- Conservative treatment of chronic shoulder pain in overhead athletes.- Algorithms and flow-charts for the treatment of cartilage pathology.- Total knee arthoplasty: BASICS gap balancing, various approaches: femur first, tibia first, rotation, varus knee, valgus knee, getting the patellofemoral joint right.- Elbow arthroscopy.- Navigation in orthopaedic sports medicine.