Joint Replacement Arthroplasty

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Bernard F. Morrey, Kai-Nan An
Churchill Livingstone, 2003 - Medical - 1192 pages
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive overview of arthroplasty systems in use around the world, emphasizing newer surgical techniques for revision procedures for the upper and lower extremities. The experts address common clinical issues such as periprosthetic fractures, infected joints, and avascular necrosis. This book incorporates data from the Mayo Total Joint Replacement Registry- the most comprehensive repository of medical records for joint replacement- and presents full-chapter coverage of the field's most relevant issues.

  • Focuses on joint replacement rather than all surgical repairs of the joints.
  • Presents full-chapter coverage of each topic examined.
  • Places an increased emphasis on surgical technique.
  • Addresses common questions that arise in the clinical setting regarding periprosthetic fractures, infected joints, and how to handle patients with a diagnosis of avascular necrosis.


  • Offers comprehensive coverage of the latest methods used by Mayo Clinic consultants and other key authorities worldwide.
  • Includes coverage of coupled and uncoupled implants for elbow replacement procedures.
  • Emphasizes newer surgical techniques for revision procedures for both the upper and lower extremity.
  • Presents full-chapter coverage of the field's most relevant topics: Concept/Technique (for Replacement Procedures)
  • Revision Procedures After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Resurfacing Options: Design/Indication/Technique/Results
  • Acetabular Revision: Techniques & Results
  • Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty/Bone Deficiency
  • Features new chapters: Perioperative Mortality
  • Distal Radioulnar Joint
  • Radial Head Replacement
  • Elbow Joint Replacement for Traumatic Conditions
  • Resurfacing Options for Hip Joint Replacement
  • Vascular Injuries After Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • and Mobile Bearing Knee


With 64 additional contributing experts.

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Bernard F. Morrey, M.D.: Professor of Orthopedics Mayo Medical School Emeritus Chairman Department of Orthopedics Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation Rochester, Minnesota

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