The Patellofemoral Joint

A Case-Based Approach

The Patellofemoral Joint

A Case-Based Approach

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This practical case-based book assists clinicians in the evaluation and treatment of patellofemoral patients by reviewing critical elements for assessment and presenting clinical scenarios in which different experts provide their recommendations for treatment.

Subdivided in 6 parts it explores the joint's anatomy and mechanics, as well as case-based evaluation and treatment of patellofemoral instability, arthritis and chondrosis, traumatic injuries and degenerative tendinopathies. Moreover, the closing part offers an overview of the latest advances and future developments.

Written in collaboration with ISAKOS, this book offers a valuable guide for orthopedists and sports medicine treating common and complex injuries of this joint.

Jason L. Koh is the Mark R. Neaman Family Chair of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Orthopedic & Spine Institute specialty hospital at North Shore University Health System, Illinois, and is Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He is on the board of directors of ISAKOS, the Patellofemoral Foundation, and the treasurer of the International Patellofemoral Study Group. He is an elected member of the Herodicus Society, the ACL Study Group, and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He has been an AOA North American Traveling Fellow, a Patellofemoral Foundation Traveling Fellow, and a Leadership Fellow and Mentor for the AAOS.

Ryosuke Kuroda is Chairman and Professor of Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. He serves on the board of directors of the Japanese Orthopedic Society of Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine (JOSKAS), and he is a board member of the Japanese Society of Clinical Sports Medicine. Prof. Kuroda was a member of ISAKOS knee committee as well as a member of the board of directors, the strategic committee and an executive board member.

João Espregueira-Mendes has been a Professor of Orthopedic Traumatology and Chairman of the Orthopedic Department at Minho University, Portugal, since 2005, and Director of Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, FC Porto Dragão Stadium, Porto, Portugal. He also holds the position of orthopedic surgeon at FC Porto. He also collaborates with the Biomaterials, Biodegradables  and Biomimetics sections in the Department of Polymer Engineering at Minho University. He serve as the treasurer and chairman of the finance committee  and is a member of the strategic planning committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

Alberto Gobbi is specialist in orthopedics, traumatology and sports medicine. He is currently the President of the International Cartilage Regeneration and Joint Preservation Society (ICRS) and he is member the board of directors of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sport Medicine (ISAKOS).

He is the founder and President of the Orthopedic Arthroscopic Surgery International (OASI) Bioresearch Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of his father, a Professor at the University of Milan. 

ISBN 9783030815455
Artikelnummer 9783030815455
Medientyp E-Book - PDF
Copyrightjahr 2021
Verlag Springer-Verlag
Umfang 271 Seiten
Sprache Englisch
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