New Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Titles Available

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update condenses the most critical issues and developments shaping orthopaedic medicine at the moment: the latest advances in clinical thinking, controversial topics and trends, clinical guidelines and best practices, and objective reviews of the most relevant literature across all specialties.

In addition to Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, the most important knowledge for orthopaedic surgeons in training or in practice, we now offer three new resources in the OKU series.


Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle 5 provides a precise blend of relevant information, the current application of knowledge, and supporting references in an all-inclusive foot and ankle resource that will carry you from pre to post op, and everything in between. Developed by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society® (AOFAS) and published by AAOS, this comprehensive resource spans all facets of foot and ankle surgery, with concentrated coverage of significant developments from the past five years, condensed into a single volume for your convenience. Find evidence-based information, reinforced by recent prospective and randomized studies, on biomechanics and surgical techniques, special problems, and controversial topics.

Product Highlights:

  • Ankle arthritis—expanded into two chapters! Includes joint preservation techniques, arthrodesis, and total ankle arthroplasty
  • Osteochondral lesions of the talus
  • Calcaneal fractures
  • Talus fractures
  • Sports injuries, disorders of the Achilles and peroneal tendons
  • Ankle and foot arthroscopy, including tendoscopy

Chapters are written, edited, and peer reviewed by dedicated foot and ankle surgeons—all experts in the field. The result is a complete guide to the diagnosis, treatment and management of orthopaedic foot and ankle injuries and disorders, supported by the latest evidence.


Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Hip and Knee Reconstruction 4brings you the latest techniques and developments in adult hip and knee reconstruction. Developed by The Hip Society and The Knee Society and published by AAOS, this completely updated edition explores new technology, approaches, alternatives, and even unusual medical and surgically challenging conditions.

Hip and knee reconstruction specialists and general orthopaedic surgeons who focus on hip and knee care will benefit from the concise and easily readable format that saves you time. Research a condition, review best practices, and learn about current controversies with ease!

Product Highlights:

  • Basic Science and General Knowledge
  • Knee
  • Hip


In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Shoulder and Elbow some of todays most respected orthopaedic surgeons have researched and reviewed the latest, most compelling orthopaedic shoulder and elbow content from around the world to give practicing professional easy access to actionable information, new techniques, and though provoking perspectives.

You'll discover the latest advances—along with controversial topics—that impact how you practice today. Gain practical insights from the recent literature on: rotator cuff repair and graft augmentation, collagen patches, biologic issues, and much more. Dive deep into groundbreaking evaluation and treatment options for:

  • Glenoid bone loss in instability
  • Biomechanics of reverse shoulder replacement
  • Acromioclavicular reconstruction
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Elbow and humerus trauma

Published in collaboration with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), this new OKU specialty volume brings you up-to-speed in this fast-paced, dynamic field.

These resources are a must have for residents, fellows, and orthopedic surgeons. Have any questions about these new resources? Please call 800-901-5494 or fill out this form to speak with a STAT!Ref Team Member today.