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Surgery of the Knee (2nd Ed., 2nd ed. 2019)

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Neyret Philippe, Butcher Chris, Demey Guillaume

Couverture de l’ouvrage Surgery of the Knee

The second edition of this book provides a practically applicable guide to common, difficult, and rare surgical procedures that can be performed on the knee. It features detailed guidance on ligament reconstruction, osteotomy,  the use of robotic assistance in total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, technical considerations in hinge prosthesis, pre- and postoperative complications, as well as rehabilitation strategies. Clinical case studies are utilized to exemplify best practices in a variety of situations, enabling the reader to develop a deep understanding of how to perform knee surgeries for a variety of problems.

Surgery of the Knee comprehensively covers the available techniques for a variety of knee surgery techniques, and is a valuable resource for trainee and practising orthopedic practitioners seeking an up-to-date resource on the topic.

The general principals of patient positioning and set up.- Arthroscopy of the knee.- Meniscectomy.- Meniscal sutures.- Classification of knee laxities.- Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction : surgical technique.- Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstrings : surgical technique.- Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.- Surgical technique for the arthroscopic reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament.- Posterolateral corner and lateral collateral ligament reconstruction.- Dislocations and bicruciate lesions: classification and treatment.- Synovectomies of the knee.- Surgical management of chondral and osteochondral lesions.- Iliotibial band syndrome.- Surgical indications in the treatment of osteoarthritis.- Osteotomy: general conceptions and indications.- Distal opening wedge femoral osteotomy for the treatment of valgus deformity.- High tibial osteotomy.- High tibal varus osteotomy.- Anterior opening wedge osteotomy of the tibia for the treatment of genu recurvatum.- Surgical technique for a double osteotomy.- Lateral opening wedge tibial osteotomy.- Patello femoro arthritis and the lateral vertical partial patellectomy.- Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.- Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) after unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) to the other compartment.- Total knee replacement: steps and strategies.- Total knee replacement in medial arthritis: surgical technique.- Total knee replacement in lateral arthritis specifics and surgical techniques.- Computer assisted total knee arthroplasty.- Robotic assisted knee arthroplasty.- Total knee prosthesis after valgus osteotomy of the tibia.- Revision unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.- Revision total knee arthroplasty: planning and technical considerations.- Rotatory hinge prosthesis: indications and technical considerations.- Episodic patellar dislocation.- Deepening femoral trochleoplasty.- Shortening the patella tendon.- Acute ruptures of the quadriceps tendon.- Chronic rupture of the extensor apparatus.- Patella fractures.- Surgical management of the stiff knee.- Lengthening of the patella tendon.- Stiffness of the knee: release according to Judet.- Clinical cases.- Post operative complications

Professor Philippe Neyret has operated in more than 55 countries around the world. Renowned knee specialist, he played a major role in making the Lyon school of orthopaedic surgery, an international reference, grow and shine following Albert Trillat and Henri Dejour’s paths.


A graduate from the Lyon University School of Medicine, Pr. Neyret was appointed professor in orthopaedic and trauma surgery in his alma mater (1994), and served as Head of the orthopaedics’ department of Lyon Hospital for more than 20 years.


Since 2017, he has devoted most of his time to research and teaching, as well as to his clinical activities abroad. Among other positions, he serves as a consultant at the Burjeel Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center in Abu Dhabi and in "clinique Genolier"  in Switzerland.


  He was rewarded by the patellofemoral foundation with a life time achievement award for his contribution to the treatment of patellofemoral disorders. member of several medical societies, previous president of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS),, and President of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament study group during the period 2014-16.  Pr. Neyret is the current secretary general of The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)’s foundation and will be  president of EFORT in June 2019 

Dr. Butcher graduated from University College and Middlesex Hospital London in 1989 and completed his early surgical training in London leading to Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of England in 1994. He then moved to South Africa in 1997 to join the orthopaedic postgraduate scheme at Groote Schuur Hospitals in Cape Town. After being awarded the Fellowship of the Orthopaedic College of Surgeons, he returned to the

Broadens the understanding and provides the basics of knee arthroplasty

Visualises surgical techniques on each pathology

Provides insights on robotic assistance during surgery

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