This book is the first volume in the World Clinics: Orthopedics series, providing orthopaedic surgeons with the most recent advances and controversies in joint replacement. Presented as a series of articles, each chapter provides both basic and advanced insights into hip and knee replacement surgeries. Advances in total joint arthroplasty are discussed in depth, with separate chapters dedicated to European and Asian perspectives. Each article is followed by a comment from the editors highlighting the key points of the chapter. New techniques are also covered including advances in robotic technology in the operating theatre. Edited by internationally recognised experts from the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, and Hackensack University Medical Centre, New Jersey, this useful guide includes numerous images, figures and tables, as well as extensive referencing throughout.
* Provides orthopaedic surgeons with latest advances and controversies in joint replacement
* Covers new techniques including advances in robotic technology
* Numerous images and illustrations and extensive referencing
* Internationally recognised editor and author team