Hip And Knee Surgery: A Patient's Guide To Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Knee Replacement, And Knee Arthroscopy
This friendly and informative book is written by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and related surgeries, including hip resurfacing and knee arthroscopy. It contains useful information for patients who are considering treatment for hip or knee arthritis and related conditions. Clear and informative chapters explain in plain English what to expect before, during, and after hospitalization, including post-operative exercises and rehabilitation recommendations. Illustrated sections discuss hip and knee surgeries, nonoperative treatment options, surgical approaches, the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques, implant materials and designs (such as ceramic versus metal bearings), and potential complications of surgery. Robert Edward Kennon, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Connecticut who is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He trained at Yale and Emory Universities and also has a degree in mechanical engineering.
- Electronic book text
- 02 Sep 2010
- Morrisville, NC, United States