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On 18/05/2020

N°005 - March / April 2020

N°005 - March / April 2020


Wayne Paprosky is the Man behind the most used classification system of acetabular bone defects encountered during total hip replacement revision surgery. Honored Special guest at the last French Academy Convention in Paris, Wayne Paprosky accepted to share his experience and vision with Maitrise Orthopedique.

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Article : How and why we resurface the patella By Myles RJ. Coolican, Thomas Neri

Whilst orthopedic surgeons will continue to debate the merit of patella resurfacing in total knee replacement (TKR), there is no doubt that information worldwide from the registries shows the revision rate is lower in patients whose primary TKR includes patella resurfacing.

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Article : Acetabular reconstruction using a Kerboull-Tanaka reinforcement device By Chiaki TANAKA

Revision total hip replacements (THR) are becoming increasingly common. However, the loss of acetabular bone stock means reconstruction is required in order to ensure the longevity of the new implant. During a visit to Professor Marcel Kerboull at Cochin Hospital in 1990, I learned a lot about total hip prosthesis and I was in particular impressed by his acetabular reconstruction technique using the Kerboull cross plate and allografts.

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Article : Preoperative considerations and how I perform a fixed bearing Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty By Anders Troelsen

Unicompartmental treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA) has been available to surgeons for decades. However, on nationwide scales, as reported by arthroplasty registries, the utilization rates of lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (LUKA) have historically been low.

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Article : Robert Merle d’Aubigné and the Judet brothers, Jean and Robert: the birth of modern orthopedic surgery in the middle of the 20th century By Philippe MARRE

This year, the French Society of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery (SOFCOT) celebrates its hundredth birthday: it has been a remarkable century full of French innovation in Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery. In the words of Gérard Lecerf, ‘throughout the 100 years of its existence, our Society has never stopped evolving’.

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Article : Knee Cartilage Repair An Update By Philippe Landreau

Chondral and osteochondral defects of the knee are common [Widuchowski]. They can be the consequence of an acute injury or following repetitive micro-traumas. Cartilage injuries can occur in conjunction with ligament and meniscus tears as well.

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