© 2014

ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture Book

Amsterdam 2014

  • Stefano Zaffagnini
  • Roland Becker
  • Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
  • João Espregueira Mendes
  • C. Niek van Dijk


  • Instructional Course Lectures from the 16th ESSKA Congress in 2014

  • Covers the hot topics in knee surgery, sports trauma and arthroscopy

  • Presents up-to-date core knowledge with a didactic orientation


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Instructional Courses: Upper Limb

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Roman Brzóska, Adrian Błasiak, Polydoor E. Huijsmans, Anthony Miniaci, Giuseppe Porcellini, Wojciech Solecki et al.
      Pages 3-17
    3. Norman D’Hondt, Lennard Funk, Jo Gibson, Srinath Kamineni, Tom Clement Ludvigsen, Puneet Monga et al.
      Pages 19-28
    4. Ferdinando Battistella, Laura Broffoni, Emilio Calvo, Antonio Cartucho, Christophe Charousset, Riccardo D’Ambrosi et al.
      Pages 29-39
    5. Paolo Arrigoni, Alexander Van Tongel, Denise Eygendaal, Grzegorz Adamczyk, Luigi Pederzini
      Pages 41-46
  3. Instructional Courses: Lower Limb

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Gianluca Camillieri, Pau Golano, Stefano Zaffagnini
      Pages 49-72
    3. Christian Fink, Timo Järvelä, Rainer Siebold, Robert Śmigielski, Kazunori Yasuda
      Pages 73-78
    4. Paolo Adravanti, Bent Wulff Jakobsen, Robert G. Marx, D. J. Santone, D. B. Whelan, Andy Williams
      Pages 79-96
    5. Philippe Beaufils, Martin Englund, Teppo L. N. Järvinen, Helder Pereira, Nicolas Pujol
      Pages 97-112
    6. Andrew Amis, Elizabeth A. Arendt, David Deehan, K. C. Defoort, D. Dejour, Christian Fink et al.
      Pages 113-125
    7. Antonio Gigante, A. A. Amis, M. Berruto, M. N. Doral, K. Frederic Almqvist
      Pages 127-138
    8. Elizaveta Kon, Jacques Menetrey, C. Niek van Dijk, Giuseppe Filardo, Francesco Perdisa, Luca Andriolo et al.
      Pages 139-161
    9. Ali S. Bajwa, Nicolas Bonin, Michael Dienst, Frédéric Laude, Marc Philippon, Hassan Sadri et al.
      Pages 163-171
    10. Umile Giuseppe Longo, James Calder
      Pages 173-176
    11. Jean-Noel Argenson, John Bellemans, Christopher Dodd, Julian Dutka, Nikolay Kornilov, David Murray et al.
      Pages 177-183
  4. Instructional Courses: Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Kristian Samuelsson, Camilla Halewood, Andrew A. Amis, Sebastian Kopf, Eduard Alentorn-Geli, Volker Musahl
      Pages 187-194
    3. Mustafa Karahan, Gabrielle Tuijthof
      Pages 195-207

About this book


This book provides an update on a wide variety of hot topics in the field of knee surgery, sports trauma, and arthroscopy, covering the latest developments in basic science and clinical and surgical methods. It comprises the Instructional Course Lectures delivered at the 16th ESSKA Congress, which was held in Amsterdam during May 2014 and brought together the world’s leading orthopaedic and sports physicians. The contributions are all written by European and international experts in their field. Each lecture has a practical focus and provides an up-to-date synthesis of core knowledge on the subject in question with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Take home messages and key recommendations are highlighted. This book will be of value to practitioners and researchers alike.


Ankle Arthroscopy Knee Shoulder Sports Medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Stefano Zaffagnini
    • 1
  • Roland Becker
    • 2
  • Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
    • 3
  • João Espregueira Mendes
    • 4
  • C. Niek van Dijk
    • 5
  1. 1.Istituti Ortopedico Rizzoli Clinica Ortopedica Traumatologica IIIBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Klinikum Brandenburg Orthopädie und UnfallchirurgieBrandenburg an der HavelGermany
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryAcademic Medical Centre Amsterdam University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Clínica Espregueira MendesPortoPortugal
  5. 5.Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of Amsterdam Academic Medical CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture Book
  • Book Subtitle Amsterdam 2014
  • Editors Stefano Zaffagnini
    Roland Becker
    Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
    João Espregueira Mendes
    C. Niek van Dijk
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information ESSKA 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-53982-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-51382-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-53983-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 324
  • Number of Illustrations 59 b/w illustrations, 92 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgical Orthopedics
    Sports Medicine
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