Specialty Update   |    
What's New in Adult Reconstructive Knee Surgery
Michael J. Archibeck, MD; Richard E. WhiteJr., MD
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Michael J. Archibeck, MD
Richard E. White Jr., MD
New Mexico Orthopaedics, New Mexico Center for Joint Replacement, 201 Cedar S.E., Suite 6600, Albuquerque, NM 87106. E-mail address: archibeckmj@ortholink.net

The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their research or preparation of this manuscript. One or more of the authors received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity (Zimmer). No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, educational institution, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors are affiliated or associated.

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J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2003 Jul 01;85(7):1404-1411
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The purpose of this update is to discuss, in summary fashion, topics presented at selected orthopaedic meetings and reports published in related orthopaedic journals during 2002. The sources for this review are articles published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American edition) and The Journal of Arthroplasty. The podium presentations mentioned in this article include those given at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (held in Dallas, Texas, on February 13-17, 2002), on Specialty Day at the meeting of The Knee Society (held in Dallas, Texas, on February 16, 2002), at the Interim Meeting of the Knee Society (held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 19-21, 2002), and at the meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (held in Dallas, Texas, on November 1-3, 2002).
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