rotator cuff tear 2016 pathogenesis evaluation and treatment

stefano gumina


this handbook provides detailed, state of the art information on simple and complex rotator cuff tears that will be of value in daily clinical practice. it covers all relevant aspects, including basic science, pathogenesis, clinical and instrumental evaluation, and treatment techniques. drawing on the results of recent studies, the book will enable the reader to better understand how tears occur and what treatment should be employed in different circumstances. rotator cuff tear has always attracted great interest because it may cause shoulder pain, loss of strength, simple or complex disabilities, and partial or total inability to work, reducing quality of life. the goals of cuff repair are to restore footprint anatomy with biomechanically secure, tension-free construction that promotes biological healing at the tendon-to-bone interface. even today, there is cause for discussion about when and how to perform surgical repair and on what to do in cases of irreparable rupture. this book casts light on such issues. it is especially designed for shoulder surgeons and rehabilitation specialists and will also be of value for residents and shoulder more

diagnosis and management of femoroacetabular impingement 2017 an evidence based approach

olufemi r. ayeni


this book is unique in combining an exclusive focus on femoroacetabular impingement (fai) with an evidence-based approach and the involvement of a diverse group of global experts. it is designed to meet the worldwide need for a summary of current evidence that will readily assist the physician in establishing the most accurate diagnosis and providing the best available treatment. the coverage is wide ranging, encompassing clinical examination, differential diagnosis, imaging, indications for surgery, contemporary arthroscopic and open management, treatment of labial tears, cartilage injury management, non-operative management, rehabilitation, treatment of complications, and revision surgery. trainees, physicians, surgeons, and allied health care professionals who treat young adults with hip pain will find the book to be an excellent source of information on what procedures are most helpful and how they should be more

pip joint fracture dislocations 2016 a clinical casebook

julie e. adams


comprised exclusively of clinical cases covering injuries to the proximal interphalangeal (pip) joint, this concise, practical casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons and hand surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly manage the multifaceted surgical techniques for management of the pip. each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. cases included illustrate both operative and non-operative treatment of volar fracture dislocations, dorsal block splinting and pinning, orif with screw fixation, volar plate and hemi hamate arthroplasty, pip joint fusion, and pediatric pip joint injuries, among others. pragmatic and reader-friendly, pip joint fracture dislocations: a clinical casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons and hand surgeons confronted with both common and complex fractures to the pip more

pediatric orthopedic deformities 2016 volume 1 pathobiology and treatment of dysplasias physeal fractures length discrepancies and epiphyseal and joint disorders

frederic shapiro


developmental biology of normal bone and cartilage including histogenesis, molecular/gene and biomechanical aspects is updated and expanded. the book outlines the biology of: bone repair with differing mechanical environments; cartilage repair at articular and physeal sites; and distraction osteogenesis. the generously illustrated text provides an in-depth presentation of the interplay between normal developmental biology, abnormal pathologic states and the influence of operative and non-operative orthopedic interventions on childhood orthopedic deformity. thirty-four principles underlying the development, progression and management of skeletal deformity in the growing child are defined. orthopedic management including surgical treatment is discussed for: skeletal dysplasias; epiphyseal growth plate fracture-separations; lower extremity length discrepancies; and deformities of joints and epiphyses due to metabolic, inflammatory, infectious, hematologic, and neoplastic disorders. treatments are related to extent of deformity, remodeling post-surgery and possible recurrence.
this 2nd edition of pediatric orthopedic deformities has been expanded to cover more regions and disorders and is being presented in 3 more

paediatric orthopaedics in clinical practice 2016

nick a. aresti


this book provides orthopaedic surgeons in training with concise and relevant core knowledge on all aspects of children's orthopaedics. content includes the common orthopaedic conditions that affect children, and key management points in each chapter are highlighted for readers to quickly access this information. the aim of this resource is to offer an authoritative guide on all facets of children's orthopaedics so the treating doctor has enough information to confidently allay the anxieties of the patient and their parents, and to identify when to refer the child to a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon. this book will be an essential reference guide for newly qualified orthopaedic specialists, as well as paediatricians and family doctors working in busy clinics that treat children who present with orthopaedic more

paediatric orthopaedics 2017 an evidenced based approach to clinical questions

sattar alshryda


this book provides a refined clinical guide for evidence-based recommendations in paediatric orthopaedics. focusing on specific body regions (hip, knees, ankle and feet, spine, shoulder, elbow and wrist and hand) this resource addresses clinical questions related to conditions in these areas. a background section in each chapter sets the scene for the best available practice and also appraises the evidence for its strength and weakness. at the end of each chapter, the authors' provide recommendations on future research. evidence-based paediatric orthopaedics: the best answers to clinical questions has been edited by a team of surgeons with a great interest in evidence-based practice who have brought together an international experts to produce this timely book. a wide spectrum audience including paediatric orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, orthopaedic residents, emergency department doctors, general practitioners and medical students looking for an evidence based approach to paediatric orthopaedics will find this book to be an essential guide for clinical more

orthopedics in disasters 2016 orthopedic injuries in natural disasters and mass casualty events

nikolaj wolfson


this book is the first to address specifically the mechanisms and treatment of orthopedic injuries due to natural disasters and other mass casualty events. casualty management is discussed in a range of contexts, from earthquakes and tsunamis to terror attacks and combat situations. organizational aspects are addressed, general treatment principles are documented, and the management of a variety of orthopedic injuries is described with the aid of numerous illustrations. the book will serve as an invaluable source of practical knowledge for a broad spectrum of medical and other staff, including emergency personnel, orthopedic and trauma surgeons, general practitioners, medical students, and professionals working for the military, government bodies, and more

orthopedic surgery rotation practical strategies for success for senior medical students

adam e m eltorai


the 4th year of medical school represents an important transition with new goals and expectations. matching into orthopedic surgery residency is increasingly competitive. performing well on orthopedic surgery rotations during the 4th year of medical school is critical for match success. the goal of this guide book is to help students ace their orthopedic rotations. orthopedic surgery rotation focuses on practical tips for success from optimal study resources, key technical skills, and strategies for being a standout orthopedic team player. each chapter is written by current orthopedic residents, who not only know from personal experience on how to excel but also are actively involved in evaluating the performance of 4th year medical students. "/div> this book will serve as tool to propel students to the next level and help them start their journey as orthopedists on the right more

orthopaedic trauma in the austere environment 2016 a practical guide to care in the humanitarian setting

juan de dios robinson


orthopaedic trauma represents 75% of the casualties in a disaster. many of these patients will be cared for by international volunteers, but good intentions are not always matched by good preparation. this book explains how best to prepare for missions, how to deal with injuries in austere conditions, how to ensure a positive legacy, and the need for cultural, political, and legal awareness. all of the most common orthopaedic presentations encountered in the austere environment are covered. in addition to evidence-based research, cases and actual experiences from the authors' missions are included to illustrate and bring to life key points. this book, written by a team of international experts with extensive experience of challenging field missions, will be an ideal practical guide for volunteers and health care workers, helping them to deal with confusing, chaotic, and distressing situations with greater confidence and more

minimally invasive surgery in orthopedics 2016

giles r. scuderi


now revised and expanded into a major reference work, scuderi and tria bring together leaders in the field for this update of their classic 2010 text on minimally invasive surgery in orthopedics. organized anatomically, each section has been reviewed and revised with the most current information and techniques, both common and complex. an entirely new section on analgesics and anesthesia is included, and the former section on the upper extremities is split into three distinct sections on the shoulder, elbow, and hand, respectively, for a more in-depth presentation of these areas. subsequent sections on the hip, knee, foot and ankle, and spine are similarly reinforced with the state-of-the-art for each region. the final section is reworked to include not only computer navigation strategies but other innovative technologies in mis as well. now, as then, this is the go-to reference for orthopedic surgeons, residents and fellows seeking a practical understanding of minimally invasive techniques in more

critical limb ischemia 2016 acute and chronic

robert s. dieter


this book provides a comprehensive overview of acute and chronic critical limb ischemia (cli). loss of an extremity, or a portion thereof, is not necessarily a life-ending process, but it is a debilitating experience whether involvement is of the upper or lower extremity. it reviews the epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, physical examination, imaging modalities, diagnosis, and treatment of limb ischemia. it investigates the most frequent as well as the more unusual etiological processes that may lead to the most dreaded concern of patients and families: amputation. the therapeutics of cli has been significantly advanced through the multidisciplinary approach to the patient and disease, a focus that is explored in detail throughout the book. surgical and endovascular treatment guidelines as well as medical therapy, wound healing, and long-term care are discussed. featuring an extensive illustration program, critical limb ischemia: acute and chronic, is a valuable resource for vascular and endovascular surgeons, vascular medicine specialists, interventional radiologists, and more

clinical management of the rheumatoid hand wrist and elbow 2016

kevin c. chung


this book provides comprehensive coverage of the management and related surgery of the rheumatoid hand, wrist, and elbow. it provides a much-needed, authoritative discussion of the epidemiology, surgical techniques, and outcomes of rheumatoid surgery. the book begins by introducing important background concepts, and then goes on to present up-to-date details on pre and postoperative management, indications, and treatment options. each section ends with case-based coverage of common clinical scenarios and features numerous illustrations that showcase the sequential approach in managing this disease. clinical management of the rheumatoid hand, wrist, and elbow has broad appeal for rheumatologists and primary care physicians, and will assist them in providing appropriate referrals for surgery consultations. it also serves as a valuable reference for surgeons treating and managing patients with this unique more

charnley low frictional torque arthroplasty of the hip 2016 practice and results

patricia a. fleming


this book reviews the principles and concepts underlying professor sir john charnley's original work low friction arthroplasty of the hip: theory and practice (springer, 1979) in the light of more extensive clinical experience with results, incidence and indications for revisions highlighted throughout. the studies, combined with the examination of explanted components carried out with the backing of universities, indicate the avenues for further research and the development and introduction of new ideas into clinical practice. the time span (1962 – 2015) involved has allowed a number of these very long-term studies not only to be brought to conclusion, but has given the benefit of their clinical application with meaningful results. this is not a sudden diversion into new and speculative areas of hip replacement surgery. it is a carefully collected, documented and executed work of the evolution of the charnley low-frictional torque arthroplasty of the hip based on sound principles, supported by long-term studies with benefits more

arthroscopy 2016 basic to advanced

pietro randelli


this book, published in cooperation with esska, is an exceptionally comprehensive guide to arthroscopy that covers all major joints and all potential arthroscopic procedures. sections on the knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, wrist, and ankle provide in-depth descriptions of each procedure, including indications, technique, complications, and results, as well as essential information on diagnostic work-up and classification systems/rating scales. the text is supported by a wealth of color illustrations, and clear treatment algorithms are included for most sports injuries. an introductory section describes the history of arthroscopy, explains general principles, and provides information on instrumentation, electronic equipment, anesthesia, pain control, and prevention of complications. a special chapter focuses on the operative report, with description of an electronic form that can be used by every surgeon to store operative records or participate in european multicenter esska studies. the authors include the most renowned arthroscopic surgeons in europe.
arthroscopy will be an invaluable textbook and reference for orthopaedic surgeons, general orthopaedic physicians, sports traumatologists, residents, and physical more

arthroscopy and sport injuries 2016 applications in high level athletes

piero volpi


this book describes the current applications of arthroscopy in a very wide range of sports injuries involving, among other sites, the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. for each condition, mechanisms of injury are explained and the role of arthroscopy in diagnosis and treatment is described. relevant information is also provided on the epidemiology and mechanisms of injury in specific sports and on indications for treatment and rehabilitation. the book fully reflects the recent advances that have taken place in arthroscopy, permitting more accurate assessment and more successful management of post-traumatic pathologies. furthermore, it acknowledges that as a result of the increasing use of new technologies and biomaterials, there is now particular interest in techniques that promote biological healing of articular lesions and permit complete functional recovery. the authors are leading specialists in the field who have aimed to provide practitioners with the clear guidance that they require on the evaluation and treatment of injuries incurred during sporting more

anatomic shoulder arthroplasty 2016 strategies for clinical management

april d. armstrong


opening with a discussion of the indications and pre-operative evaluation of the arthritic shoulder and a review of the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder, this comprehensive clinical guide to anatomic shoulder arthroplasty then proceeds to describe the various types of prosthetics and management techniques used in this common surgical procedure. humeral head resurfacing is described, along with stemmed and stemless replacements, followed by the anatomy and biomechanics of the glenoid using both standard and augmented replacement. interposition shoulder arthroplasty, revision total shoulder arthroplasty, and hemiarthroplasty of the proximal humerus are likewise elaborated. additional chapters on complications — infection, periprosthetic fracture,subscapularis insufficiency and instability — and rehabilitation techniques round out the presentation. anatomic shoulder arthroplasty is an excellent resource for orthopeadic and shoulder surgeons and sports medicine practitioners, both new and more

advances in shoulder surgery 2016

eiji itoi


with critical insights into anatomy and the latest science and research underlying pathogenesis, this book serves as a practical and richly illustrated step-by-step comprehensive guide to successfully performing shoulder surgery, and other related procedures. abundant diagnostic and treatment approaches including arthroscopy are provided, and are intended to assist beginning and experienced orthopedic surgeons to further develop their skills and facilitate the management of patients with both acute and chronic shoulder injuries. the book provides full-color photos and diagrams to clearly demonstrate operative techniques and tools for surgery. edited and written by pioneering researcher and surgeons, advances in shoulder surgery offers a valuable guide to recent advances in shoulder surgery and more

acl injury and its treatment 2016

mitsuo ochi


this volume presents detailed information on surgically relevant anatomy and histology of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl), biomechanics, diagnostics, and acl reconstruction. in light of the growing body of evidence demonstrating the advantages of anatomic acl reconstruction over traditional methods, there are also discussions of single anteromedial bundle reconstruction and anatomic acl reconstruction with abundant descriptions of experimental and clinical studies. in addition, particular attention is given not only to techniques such as acl augmentation, bone-patella tendon-bone reconstruction and computer-assisted navigation, but it also presents expert analysis of revision of acl reconstruction, complications, and the future perspectives of acl reconstruction. edited by authoritative orthopedic surgeon from the japanese orthopaedic society of knee, arthroscopy and sports medicine (joskas), this book provides up-to-date information for orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists specializing in the acl. the research evidence will broaden readers' understanding and enable them to optimize outcomes for patients.
as acl rupture is a common injury especially for high-level athletes, it will also attract sports trainers and team physicians who are interested in a recent update on this more

hand and wrist anatomy and biomechanics a comprehensive guide

9783132053410bernhard hirt, seyhan wagner zumhasch


there is a saying that “hand surgery without a tourniquet is like repairing a clock in a barrel full of dark ink.” operating without a sound fundamental knowledge of anatomy can be compared to “stirring around in the soup.” classic anatomy instruction covers only a fraction of the area of hand surgery: bones, muscles/ligaments, vessels, and nerves. the many different connective-tissue structures are often only briefly highlighted. the complex interaction of the various structures remains a mystery to most. this book presents the specialty of applied anatomy and is intended for medical professionals involved with the hand and its functionality: hand surgeons, trauma specialists, orthopaedists, plastic surgeons, occupational therapists, and physio-therapists.

key features:

  • almost 150 illustrations, anatomical drawings, and photos of anatomy in vivo.
  • part 1 deals with the anatomy and functional anatomy of the hand
  • part 2 is dedicated to the surface anatomy of the structures of the forearm, wrist, and hand

osteosynthesis of the hand instruments implants and techniques

hartmut f rstner


osteosynthesis of the hand is the ideal reference tool for every hand surgeon interested in learning more about proven osteosynthesis techniques in hand surgery. special features: * a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of common tools and implants. * a total of 775 illustrations showing detailed descriptions of techniques, clearly demonstrating each important step. * the many illustrations, in combination with concise and pertinent text, result in detailed, yet easy-to-grasp descriptions of the relevant surgical procedures. * a chapter on differential indications with unique tabular summaries of the most common fracture types and their current surgical management options. both the fracture type and the management options are shown in clear graphic form, complemented by x-ray images of the individual more

campbells operative orthopaedics

s. terry canale


unrivalled in scope and depth, campbell's operative orthopaedics continues to be the most widely used resource in orthopaedic surgery, relied on for years by surgeons across the globe. it provides trusted guidance on when and how to perform every state-of-the-art procedure that's worth using, with updates to the new edition including hundreds of new techniques, illustrations, and digital diagnostic images to keep you abreast of the latest more

practice questions in trauma and orthopaedics for the frcs

pankaj sharma


this book includes a foreword by nicola maffulli, professor of trauma and orthopaedic surgery, keele university school of medicine, and consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, north staffordshire royal infirmary and city general hospital, staffordshire. the new structure of the fellowship of the royal college of surgeons (frcs) examination requires candidates to complete two papers in extended matching question (emq) and multiple choice question (mcq) format. this invaluable revision aid contains a 'bank' of over 350 questions in self-test format. comprehensive answers are detailed at the end of each section. with a focus on high-yield topics, students can choose use the resource in the early stages as an overview of the subjects, then later as an ideal exam revision aid. there's nothing else like it! specialist registrars preparing for the frcs (trauma and orthopaedics) examination will find this an essential revision aid. it is also useful for basic surgical trainees preparing for the membership of the royal college of surgeons (mrcs) more

year book of hand and upper limb surgery 2015

jeffrey k. yao


the yearbook of hand and upper limb surgery is an annual review of the year's most relevant articles pertaining to this specialty. world-recognized hand surgery experts provide commentary on their personal experience related to these published abstracts. this interactive format allows the resident, fellow, or practicing surgeon to become quickly updated in this rapidly-changing field. the portable book form allows this yearbook to be carried anywhere for ease of use. on first reading, the hand surgeon can become familiar with the latest studies published. thereafter, it can remain on the bookshelf for easy reference of that year's key more

year book of orthopedics 2015

bernard f. morrey


the year book of orthopedics brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in orthopedics, carefully selected from more than 300 journals worldwide. expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. there's no faster or easier way to stay informed! topics covered include trauma and amputation surgery, hip and knee replacement, sports medicine, and orthopedic more

year book of orthopedics 2014

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the year book of orthopedics brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in orthopedics, carefully selected from more than 300 journals worldwide. expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. there's no faster or easier way to stay informed! topics covered include trauma and amputation surgery, hip and knee replacement, sports medicine, and orthopedic more

year book of hand and upper limb surgery 2014

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from james chang md, facs, associate professor of surgery [plastic surgery]and orthopedic surgery hand and microsurgery, program director, plastic surgery, stanford university medical center: "the yearbook of hand and upper limb surgery is an annual review of the year's most relevant articles pertaining to this specialty. world-recognized hand surgery experts provide commentary on their personal experience related to these published abstracts. this interactive format allows the resident, fellow, or practicing surgeon to become quickly updated in this rapidly-changing field. the portable book form allows this yearbook to be carried anywhere for ease of use. on first reading, the hand surgeon can become familiar with the latest studies published. thereafter, it can remain on the bookshelf for easy reference of that year's key articles."show more

emergency surgery of the hand

michel merle


the 4th edition of the globally bestselling chirurgie de la main is made available to the english-speaking population for the first time in emergency surgery of the hand. the text synthesizes the most current knowledge in hand surgery, emergency, and surgical principles for today's surgeons and fellows. edited by internationally recognized experts michel merle and gilles dautel, emergency surgery of the hand includes an abundance of illustrations, photographs, and step-by-step descriptions to ensure the best possible outcomes for each unique patient more

the diabetic and charcot foot and ankle 2016 surgical management of the diabetic foot and ankle

dolfi herscovici

offering up-to-date guidance to surgeons looking for the most current management for the care of charcot arthropathy and related fractures of the foot and ankle in diabetic patients, this book discusses pathophysiology, recommendations for pre-surgical evaluations, and management strategies for diabetes and charcot neuroarthropathy, along with demographics and epidemiology of diabetes. conservative care, total contact casts and footwear are discussed, as well as the management of infections and osteomyelitis. acute fractures and charcot arthropathy for the forefoot, midfoot and ankle follow, including plate and axial fixation techniques, with authors' preferred treatment strategies presented in step-by-step fashion. written and edited by recognized leaders in the field, this is a must-have for orthopedic surgeons and podiatrists, residents, nurse practioners, physician's assistants and all people treating diabetic patients and will be an excellent resource for treating these debilitating afflictions.

muscular injuries in the posterior leg 2016 assessment and treatment

j bryan dixon

taking a multidisciplinary approach to a common and often frustrating problem for athletes and those with an active lifestyle, this book is the first of its kind, addressing muscular injuries to the posterior leg using an in-depth and expansive style that is uniquely dedicated to ensuring all content is explicitly linked to the practical care of patients with calf pain. it is divided thematically into three sections. the first section covers underlying principles involved in these issues, including anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology of injury and neurophysiology of musculoskeletal pain. clinical assessment techniques and imaging are covered in the second section. the third section on treatment is the most expansive, discussing acute, sub-acute and chronic posterior leg muscle injuries, as well as surgical management, rehabilitation techniques, complementary medicine and special populations. overall, the book is designed to use muscular injuries of the posterior leg to as a means to understand the assessment and treatment of muscular injuries more broadly.
taken together, it is the consummate source for orthopedists, doctors in sports medicine, podiatrists, rehabilitation professionals and primary care physicians who treat muscular injuries in the posterior leg, though reader will gain a conceptual and practical framework for the assessment and treatment of muscular injuries in general.

dupuytrens contracture 2016 a clinical casebook

marco rizzo

comprised exclusively of clinical cases involving dupuytren's contracture, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in orthopedics and hand surgery with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat this recurrent disease of the fascia. each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. initial chapters discuss non-operative treatments ranging from orthosis/tissue mobilization, corticosteroid injections, needle aponeurotomy and collagenase injections. various surgical interventions follow, including fasciotomy, fasciectomy, open palm, and dermatofasciectomy. chapters discussing the use of skin grafting, illustrating the special challenges associated with revision surgery, and "end of the line" interventions such as arthrodesis and amputation are also included.
less common aspects of dupuytren's are reviewed as well, as are cases that address treatment and special consideration in younger patients, the role/use of dynamic external fixators in dupuytren's care, correction of distal interphalangeal (dip) joint contractures and treatment of dorsal finger (garrod's) nodes. pragmatic and reader-friendly, dupuytren's contracture: a clinical casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic and hand surgeons alike.