Alessandro Rozim Zorzi

University of Campinas

Dr. Alessandro Rozim Zorzi is an orthopedic surgeon at the State University of Campinas, Brazil, where he practices surgeries such as knee arthroscopy and total joint arthroplasties. He also develops didactic activities with medical students, orthopedic fellows, and postgraduates. He obtained MSc with a randomized clinical study on the use of bone grafting, and then later, he obtained PhD with an experimental study on regeneration of articular cartilage with the use of mesenchymal stem cells. He is the author of dozens of international publications such as original articles, review articles, and book chapters. He is also the editor of the book Bone Grafting of InTechOpen.

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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.

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