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E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

review the various prosthetic knee hinge models that have been used since 1975, with the purpose of analysing their indications and results. Table 1. Summary of hinge knee prosthesis designs published in the literature since 1975 Design

E Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Carlos Kalbakdij-Sánchez

develop musculoskeletal diseases such as osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee ( 3 ). Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a technique that offers excellent results in patients with degenerative OA of the knee ( 4 , 5 , 6 ). However, there is very little

Alfonso Vaquero-Picado and E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

theoretically well-based procedure, factors influencing healing or satisfactory results must be well evaluated before performing a meniscal repair. Region: vascular (red zone) vs avascular (white zone) As we have said before, the peripheral third is

Inmaculada Moracia-Ochagavía and E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

be more precise and sensitive in terms of determining a Lisfranc injury. 16 Treatment of Lisfranc injuries Lisfranc lesions that go unnoticed or are treated inappropriately can result in progressive deformity, instability and post

E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

and prediction tool > 10; proximity to hospital; and private insurance). 6 Is outpatient TKA safe? Outpatient TKA has been shown to be safe, has a low rate of hospital readmission and is economically advantageous. In fact, clinical results

Carlos A. Encinas-Ullán and E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

present with pain and audible sound when extending the knee from 30° to 45° of flexion. As the knee is moved from flexion to full extension, it is believed that this nodule jumps abruptly from the intercondylar notch in PS knee designs, resulting in the

Marko Nabergoj, Patrick J. Denard, Philippe Collin, Rihard Trebše, and Alexandre Lädermann

differ in indications, prosthetic design utilized, and in the definition of a complication. 13 Accumulated experience resulted in further technological advancements in implant design and surgical technique in order to decrease existing complications and

E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Primitivo Gómez-Cardero

revision rates. The aim of this article is to analyse the indications, technical issues, and results of UKA. Indications for UKA The best indication for UKA is painful OA in an isolated tibiofemoral compartment (medial or lateral). Lateral

Jonathan G. Robin and Philippe Neyret

been shown to have satisfactory short- and long-term clinical results. 3 - 13 In contrast with the past where a varus thrust and instability were contra-indications to HTO owing to reported inferior results, 14 , 15 more

E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán and Inmaculada Moracia-Ochagavía

; in fact, in these circumstances the results published in the literature are variable. 53 , 54 Non-surgical treatment Conservative management is usually successful. The goal is to relieve pain, inflammation and tissue stress. Abnormally slow