N°007 - September / October 2020
Arun Mullaji is a famous knee surgeons in India and very active in Europe. He is one of the founding members of the Indian Hip and Knee Surgery Society and the past president of the Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society.
Article : A Pictorial and Systematic Approach to Varus Deformity By Arun Mullaji FRCS Ed, MCh Orth, MS Orth, DNB Orth, D Orth, MB
Varus deformity is the commonest type of deformity encountered in patients requiring total knee arthroplasty. It can vary from a mild deformity which corrects easily and completely under anesthesia and needs no release to an extremely recalcitrant deformity that can be challenging to correct. A variety of methods and sequences of releases have been proposed in the past.
Article : Lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: sticking to the indications and applying a meticulous technique in order to guarantee excellent long-term outcomes By Etienne DEROCHE(1), Roger BADET(2), Sébastien LUSTIG(1)
Lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is ten times less common than medial UKA. This is primarily due to the lower prevalence of the valgus morphotype within the general population.
Article : Medial unicompartimental knee arthroplasty : Indications and limits By Caroline DEBETTE
Medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is currently one of the preferred surgical treatments for medial unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee, lying between a total replacement and osteotomy.
Article : Hip arthroscopy on the orthopaedic table: Technique, tips and tricks to avoid potential complications By Renaud Maes
The first hip arthroscopy was performed in a cadaver by Michael Burman in 1931, and use of this technique is currently booming, with an increasing number of indications.
Joint tissue grafts are currently one of the most widely studied topics in orthopaedic surgery, with researchers focusing both on grafts in the strictest sense, and on cell culture-based engineering.