Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery

Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery


Edited by Peter V. Giannoudis

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  • Publisher: Springer London Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 321 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 258mm x 18mm | 780g
  • Publication date: 29 January 2012
  • Publication City/Country: England
  • ISBN 10: 0857298135
  • ISBN 13: 9780857298133
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: 2012
  • Illustrations note: 72 black & white illustrations, 380 colour illustrations, 50 black & white tables

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With the time available to surgeons-in-training ever dwindling, there is great emphasis placed on practical learning tools. Mirroring his earlier book on practical procedures in trauma surgery, Prof Giannoudis has produced a reference in more elective techniques. In most medical schools, most emphasis is placed on orthopaedic trauma surgery, with elective techniques often delayed until much later in a surgeon's training.

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Author information

Giannoudis, Peter V. (Editor), Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK.

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"Practical Procediures in Orthopaedic Surgery" coversthe most common procedures that a surgeon in training is expected to perform during his residency program for the pelvic ring and the lower extremity. Each procedure has been written by an expert or under a supervision of an expert. Each chapter provides such useful information to the trainee as indications, clinical and radiological assessment, surgical approach, implant positioning, tips and tricks, post-operative complications to be aware of, mode of mobilisation and the time intervals of outpatient follow up. Intra-operative pictures have been incorporated to allow the surgeon to be aware of all the important issues and steps involved for each procedure. "

Table of contents

Pelvis.- Osteotomies.- The Periacetabular Osteotomy.- Triple Pelvic Osteotomy.- Fusions.- Pubic Symphysis Fusion.- Sacroiliac Joint Fusion.- Lower Extremity.- Hip - Femur.- Hip Arthroscopy For Hip Impingement Syndrome.- Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) - Posterior Approach.- Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) - Posterior Approach.- Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty.- Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.- Trochanteric Osteotomy - Surgical Technique.- Excision of Heterotopic Ossification (HO) of the Hip.- Dunn's Procedure.- Treatment of the Avascular Femoral Head Necrosis with Bone Morphogenetic Protein and Filtered Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells.- Femoral Neck Non-Union (Intracapsular).- Subtrochanteric Femoral Non-Union.- Femoral Shaft Non-unions - Exchange Nailing.- Distal Femoral Non-Union.- Knee - Tibia.- Chapter 18: Knee Arthroscopy.- Knee Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy.- Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction.- Arthroscopic Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction.- Postero-Lateral Corner (PLC) Repair.- Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty.- Total Knee Replacement (TKR).- Chapter 25: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty.- Tibial Shaft Non-union - Exchange Nailing.- Tibial Shaft Non-union - Plating.- Masquelet Technique for Distal Tibial Infected Non-Union.- Corrective Osteotomies about the Knee - Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy.- Ankle - Foot.- Ankle Arthroscopy.- Ankle Joint Fusion.- Subtalar Joint Fusion.- Total Ankle Arthroplasty.- Osteochondral Autograft Transfer for an Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus.- Achilles Tendon Lengthening.- Posterior Tibialis Tendon Transfer.- Triple Arthrodesis of the Foot.- Hallux Valgus Correction.- Fusion of the 1st Metatarsophalangeal Join.- Claw / Hammer Toe Repair.