Orthopaedic Surgery: The Essentials

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Thieme, 1999 - 955 pages
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Offering a complete, fully integrated approach to the entire field of orthopedic surgery, this new reference covers basic science, anatomy, surgical approaches, evaluation, treatment and anticipated outcome.

Highlights include full discussions of: musculoskeletal soft tissues, joint pathology, imaging techniques, trauma, oncology, adult and pediatric orthopedics, medical malpractice, and evolving telemedicine technology. The book's detailed yet easy-to-read format aids in implementing the practical tips and guidelines, highlighted throughout.

As comprehensive as any existing orthopedic textbook, but with the convenience of portability, the book contains hundreds of useful, finely executed illustrations. With its complete approach, this decisive book also provides the core curriculum for orthopedic residents, including state-of-the-art sections on gene therapy, outpatient orthopedics, new surgical procedures, and resource management.

Practical and timely, ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY: THE ESSENTIALS provides a clear, streamlined approach to the field. It is ideal for residents, medical students, and practicing orthopedic surgeons, who will use it both for examination review and for authoritative reference.
 

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Contents

Spine
9
Knee Reconstruction Robert Hube Nicholas G Sotereanos David Hungerford
36
Diagnostic Studies
99
Trauma
139
Soft Tissue Coverage
147
Soft Tissue Coverage of the Lower Extremity Enrico B Robotti and William M Swartz
161
Traumatic and Degenerative Conditions of the Cervical Spine James D Kang and Lars Gilbertson
189
Traumatic and Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbosacral Spine Mark A Fye
215
Knee and Leg 34 Knee and Leg Trauma Barry Riemer
517
Soft Tissue Problems of the Knee Brian J Cole Lucio S Ernlund and Freddie H Fu
541
and Hugh P Chandler
577
Foot and Ankle
591
Pediatric Fractures B David Horn
641
Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity Scott H Kozin and Joseph J Thoder
657
Disorders of the Lower Extremity in Children John J Williams
675
The Pediatric Foot Anthony A Stans and Douglas K Kehl
693

Shoulder 17 Evaluation of Shoulder Pain Joseph P lannotti and Abraham Shurland 233
257
Rotator Cuff Disease Julian S Arroyo Evan L Flatow and Louis U Bigliani
275
Arthritis of the Shoulder Mark W Rodosky
289
Elbow
292
Fractures of the Humeral Shaft Gregory G Degnan
309
Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow Peter G Mangone Thomas T Dovan and John G Seder III
327
Overuse Syndromes of the Elbow Neal S ElAttrache and Arthur L Valadie III
349
Arthritis of the Elbow Heather Brien and Graham J W King
363
Diaphyseal Forearm Fractures T Michael Dye and John Clifford
377
WristHand
387
Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist and Hand Stanley Marczyk Adrienne J Towsen Bruce Jacobs and Mark E Baratz
389
Tendon Injuries of the Wrist and Hand Joseph M Failla
405
Ligament Injuries of the Wrist and Hand John M Bednar
423
Vascular Injuries of the Wrist and Hand L Scott Levin Richard S Moore Jr and Rey Aponte
435
Arthritis of the Wrist and Hand Mark E Baratz and Adrienne J Towsen
451
Pelvis Hip and Femur
465
Pelvis Acetabulum and Hip Trauma Matthew L Jimenez
467
Pelvis Hip and Femur Reconstruction Ray C Wasielewski
495
Pediatric Spine Vishwas R Talwalkar and Gregory A Mencio
711
Neuromuscular Disorders in Children Stephanie L SchneckJacob and Mark J Sangimino
737
Acute Injuries to Peripheral Nerves Greg P Watchmaker and Susan E Mackinnon
751
Chronic Nerve Injuries and Neuropathies Thomas W Wright
761
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
777
The Principles of Biopsy and Staging of Bone Tumors Norbert J Lindner
801
Benign Lesions of the Musculoskeletal System Don C Beringer Mark S Meyer
811
Malignant Lesions of the Musculoskeletal System Richard Lackman
831
Metastatic Lesions to the Bone Scott C Wilson
841
Infections
849
Orthopaedic Issues in Aging
865
Economic Legal and Political Issues in Orthopaedics
881
and Trevor Soergel
911
The Orthopaedic Surgeon as a Medical Expert
919
Perspective of the Physicians Team Clayton A Peimer
927
The Attorney Fredrick W Bode 111
933
Index
939
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Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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