TY - CHAP A1 - João Bosco Sales Nogueira A2 - Leonardo Heráclio do Carmo Araújo and Marcelo José Cortez Bezerra ED1 - Alessandro Rozim Zorzi ED2 - João Batista de Miranda Y1 - 2018-05-23 PY - 2018 T1 - Planning Primary Total Knee Arthroplasties N2 - This book presents a compilation of topics related to primary total knee arthroplasty. The chapters cover, in a clear and didactic way, the current themes, written by experts from the area, from different parts of the world. Topics related to the three surgical phases (before surgery, during surgery, and after surgery) are discussed here. This is very important because the surgeon is not a "factory worker." First of all, it is a medicine doctor who has to feel and understand the particularities of each patient. Demographic studies show an aging population. Osteoarthritis and inflammatory diseases are becoming much more prevalent. In addition, a worldwide epidemic of trauma has led to the need for arthroplasties much more frequently. Therefore, total knee arthroplasty will be an increasingly important subject. BT - Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.72775 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.72775 SN - 978-1-78923-143-4 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-08 ER -