Wrist Surgery

Tricks of the Trade

Publication Date:
August 2006 
Edition:
1
Pages:
256
Illustrations:
358
Format:
Hardback
Print ISBN:
9781588902177
E-Book ISBN:
9781604064957
More than 350 quality illustrations

More than 350 quality illustrations

Learn all the 'tricks' and operative techniques with this "how to" guide to 72 surgical procedures for managing wrist problems caused by trauma, arthritis, and congenital differences that are frequently encountered in clinical practice. You will learn how to stabilize distal radius fractures, repair cartilage tears, as well as how to manage Keinbock's disease and numerous problems secondary to arthritis. The authors review the indications, the variety of techniques, and alternatives available to manage each disorder, enabling you to choose the best treatment for each patient's particular condition.

Highlights:

  • Coverage of operative techniques for percutaneous scaphoid fixation, total wrist arthroplasty, limited and total wrist arthrodesis, Madelung's wrist reconstruction and more
  • More than 350 quality illustrations provide visual aid to surgical technique, ideal for review in preparation for a procedure
  • Review of indications, technique, post-operative care, and alternative techniques in easy-to-digest bulleted text

An invaluable reference for practicing hand surgeons and orthopedists, this text will also be appreciated by residents, particularly those on hand surgery rotations.

More than 350 quality illustrations

More than 350 quality illustrations

More than 350 quality illustrations

Learn all the 'tricks' and operative techniques with this "how to" guide to 72 surgical procedures for managing wrist problems caused by trauma, arthritis, and congenital differences that are frequently encountered in clinical practice. You will learn how to stabilize distal radius fractures, repair cartilage tears, as well as how to manage Keinbock's disease and numerous problems secondary to arthritis. The authors review the indications, the variety of techniques, and alternatives available to manage each disorder, enabling you to choose the best treatment for each patient's particular condition.

Highlights:

  • Coverage of operative techniques for percutaneous scaphoid fixation, total wrist arthroplasty, limited and total wrist arthrodesis, Madelung's wrist reconstruction and more
  • More than 350 quality illustrations provide visual aid to surgical technique, ideal for review in preparation for a procedure
  • Review of indications, technique, post-operative care, and alternative techniques in easy-to-digest bulleted text

An invaluable reference for practicing hand surgeons and orthopedists, this text will also be appreciated by residents, particularly those on hand surgery rotations.

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