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Knee Anatomy :: Knee Arthroscopy
Total Knee Replacement :: ACL Reconstruction
Uniknee Replacement :: Revision Knee Replacement

Normal Anatomy of the Knee Joint

How does the Knee joint work?
Find out more in this web based movie.

Normal Anatomy of the Knee Joint

Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint. Arthroscopy is a term that comes from two Greek words, arthro-, meaning joint, and -skopein, meaning to examine.

The benefits of arthroscopy involve smaller incisions, faster healing, a more rapid recovery, and less scarring. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are often performed on an outpatient basis and the patient is able to return home on the same day.

For more information about Knee Arthroscopy click on below tabs.

Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint
Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint
Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint

Total Knee Replacement

A Total Knee Replacement (TKR) or Total Knee Arthroplasty is a surgery that replaces the worn surfaces of an arthritic knee joint with artificial metal and plastic replacement parts.

For more information about Total Knee Replacement click on below tabs.

Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) joins the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone) in the centre of the knee. It is a key stabilizer of the knee without which the femur and tibia translate and rotate excessively with the respect to each other. This instability presents as the knee giving way particularly on uneven surfaces or when changing direction. Each episode of giving way is in fact as dislocation event, every one of which is damaging to both the meniscal and articular cartilages of the joint. The more speed and momentum involved in an instability event, the more force there is in the dislocation and the more damage that is done to the joint.

ACL Reconstruction Hamstring Tendon

ACL Reconstruction Hamstring Tendon ACL Reconstruction Hamstring Tendon ACL Reconstruction Hamstring Tendon

ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon

ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon
ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon

Uni Condylar Knee Replacement

Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR) is a surgical procedure for replacing a single worn articulation in a knee.

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Uni Condylar Knee Replacement
Uni Condylar Knee Replacement
Uni Condylar Knee Replacement

Revision Knee Replacement

Revision Total Knee Replacement (RTKR) is major surgery that involves removing an existing TKR and replacing it with another. Usually, but not always, all the components of the TKR will be revised. A TKR may need to be revised for a number of reasons and clearly understanding the reason why a TKR is not working well is the key to a successful revision. Reasons for revising a TKR include:

For more information about Revision Knee Replacement click on below tabs.

Revision Knee Replacement
Revision Knee Replacement
Revision Knee Replacement

Please use the links below to get more information from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:

Broken Bones and Injury

Common Knee Injuries
Hamstring Muscle Strain
Muscle Strains in the Thigh

Fractures

Femur (Thighbone) Fractures in Adults
Femur (Thighbone) Fractures in Children Growth Plate Fractures Proximal Tibia Fractures
Shinbone (Tibia) Fractures
Stress Fractures

Tears and Instability

Kneecap, Unstable
Ligament Injuries of the Knee
Meniscus, Tears of
Posterior Cruciate Ligament, Tears of

Pain Syndromes

Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
Shin Splints

Diseases and Syndromes

Bowed Legs
Bursitis of the Knee: Goosefoot (Pes Anserine)
Bursitis of the Knee: Kneecap (Prepatellar)
Limb Length Discrepency
Osteonecrosis of the Knee

Arthritis

Arthritis of the Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee -- Social Impact
Osteoarthritis of the Knee - Frequently Asked Questions

Pain Syndromes

Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
Compartment Syndrome
Knee Pain, Adolescent Anterior
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Osteoarthritis: Surgical Treatment

Joint Replacement

Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement and Implants
Knee Replacement, Cemented and Cementless
Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive
Knee Replacement, Osteotomy and Unicompartmental Replacement (Arthroplasty)
Total Knee Replacement

Nonsurgical Treatment

Care of Casts and Splints
How to use Crutches, Canes, and Walkers
Viscosupplementation in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Arthroscopy and Reconstruction

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Surgical Considerations in
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscal Transplants

Considerations

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Postoperative Care

Knee Arthroscopy, Exercise Guide
Knee Replacement - Exercise Guide
Knee Replacement, Activities After

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Arthroscopic Partial Medial Meniscectomy Videos - Dr. Peter McEwen - Surgery of Knee
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Australian Orthopaedic Association Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
International Cartilage Repair Society International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Crocodiles Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland
 

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