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Insall and Scott's Surgery of the Knee. 4th ed. Volumes 1 and 2.
Kevin L. Garvin, MD1
1 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, Nebraska
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W. Norman Scott, editor. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier; 2006. 1909 pages. $575.00. ISBN: 978-0-443-06671-9.

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J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2007 May 01;89(5):1151-1151
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Twenty-two years have elapsed since the publication of the first edition of Surgery of the Knee, the editor of which was Dr. John N. Insall. The fourth edition, edited by Dr. W. Norman Scott, has kept pace with the tremendous increase of information on the topic of disorders of the knee. The textbook is authored by many true leaders in their field; thus, it is authoritative and comprehensive.Dr. Scott has implemented many changes with this fourth edition. The online web site includes the entire text, and the interactive DVD-ROM now contains portions of the text, supplemented with multimedia. The image bank is new and exciting as it contains educational videos and high-quality images that can be readily incorporated into electronic presentations. I particularly enjoyed the classic section of the video library, which details the "Exposures, Approaches and Soft Tissue Balancing in Knee Arthroplasty." The videos by Dr. Insall and his colleagues are true classics. The interviews and surgical demonstrations by Dr. Insall are certainly worth the price of the textbook. The classic section is complemented by other surgical demonstrations (minimal incision in total knee arthroplasty, and the subvastus approach in total knee arthroplasty).
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