Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopedic Surgery

Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopedic Surgery : Upper Extremity and Spine

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 249 pages
  • 193.04 x 259.08 x 12.7mm | 544.31g
  • Springer London Ltd
  • England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012
  • 30 black & white illustrations, 274 colour illustrations, 50 black & white tables
  • 0857298194
  • 9780857298195

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"Practical Procedures in Orthopaedic Surgery" covers the most common procedures that a surgeon in training is expected to perform during his residency program for the Upper extremity and the spine. 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 more

About Peter V. Giannoudis

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

Table of contents

Upper Extremity.- Clavicle - Shoulder.- Treatment of non-union of clavicle fracture.- Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation.- Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy.- Acromioplasty.- Rotator cuff repair (open / arthroscopic).- Open anterior shoulder stabilisation.- Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization.- Arthroscopic Capsular Release for Shoulder Stiffness.- Total shoulder arthroplasty in degenerative osteoarthritis of the shoulder.- Humerus - Elbow.- Non-unions Of The Humeral Shaft: Open Reduction Plate Fixation And Autologous Bone Graft Augmentation.- Repair of the Ruptured Distal Biceps Tendon.- Ulnar Nerve Transposition.- Lateral Collateral Ligament Reconstruction for Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Elbow.- Elbow arthroscopy.- Total Elbow Arthroplasty.- Forearm - Wrist.- Forearm Non-unions.- Wrist Arthroscopy.- Wrist Arthrodesis.- Scaphoid Non-Union.- Trapezectomy.- Carpal Tunnel Release.- Release of the First Extensor compartment at the Wrist (DeQuervain's decompression).- Dupuytrens Fasciectomy.- Trigger Finger release.- Tendon transfers for Median Nerve Palsy.- Tendon transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy.- Tendon transfers for Ulnar Nerve Palsy.- Spine.- Cervical Spine.- Surgical technique of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF).- Lumbar Spine.- Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression for Intra-Spinal Intervertebral Disc Prolapses and Lateral Recess Stenosis.- Lumbar Decompression and Instrumented Fusion.- Spinal Stenosis / Decompression.- Scoliosis.- Posterior Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (Principles for the posterior correction of spinal curvatures).- Vertebro / Kyphoplasty.- Surgical technique of Vertebral Cement Augmentation (Vertebro / Kyphoplasty).show more