Craig J. Della Valle, MD, and Steven A. Stuchin, MD, Editors
2008 (Peer-Reviewed in 2014), DVD-Video
Know your surgical options!
Area of Focus: Joint Replacement and Hip, Knee & Lower Extremity
Compare and contrast multiple techniques for performing a medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, with and without ACL repair. Evaluate the differences between lateral and medial techniques and explore the pearls and pitfalls to help ensure your ability to navigate these challenging procedures.
Successful completion of this independent study program provides you with the knowledge to: Describe the steps necessary to achieve adequate visualization to perform a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. State the principles behind appropriate sizing and positioning of both the femoral and tibial components. Recognize the surgical challenges and techniques to properly prepare the tibial and femoral surfaces for component implantation to ensure normal knee function. Identify methods to avoid excess cement posterior to the implants. Provide an intraoperative bail-out process for converting to a total knee arthroplasty. Assess the skill set necessary to perform the unicompartmental knee arthroplasty procedures described and evaluate your current level of expertise.
Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty With ACL Repair Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Patellofemoral Arthroplasty Bi-compartmental Arthroplasty
Extensive coverage includes the following procedures, performed by several expert surgeons:
About Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics:
Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics programs show you multiple techniques, presented from start to finish, to help you evaluate your surgical options. Each program presents a wide, yet balanced, selection of surgical techniques to accomplish a procedure or manage a condition. Understand the benefits and potential risks of using one technique over another. Watch experts demonstrate their surgical methods in superior visual detail and hear them explain their thought process as they avoid pitfalls and manage potential complications.
Earn up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC™) process.