Controversial Pain Syndromes of the Arm: Pathogenesis and Surgical Treatment of Resistant Cases by Albrecht WilhelmControversial Pain Syndromes of the Arm: Pathogenesis and Surgical Treatment of Resistant Cases by Albrecht Wilhelm

Controversial Pain Syndromes of the Arm: Pathogenesis and Surgical Treatment of Resistant Cases

byAlbrecht Wilhelm

Hardcover | August 7, 2015

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This concise, well-illustrated monograph explains the true pathogenesis, hitherto unsolved, of five key pain syndromes of the arm and describes diagnosis, indications for surgery, surgical techniques and results. The syndromes in question are tennis elbow, golf elbow, proximal radial nerve compression syndrome, so-called coracoiditis and Sudeck's dystrophy. In each case, the neurogenic pathogenesis is identified and deficiencies of other interpretations, for example that these conditions are the result of degenerative processes, are discussed. Appropriate surgical techniques in resistant cases are described in the context of pathogenesis and treatment outcomes are documented. The fact that these outcomes are excellent in the large majority of cases may be taken as support for the author's interpretation of pathogenesis. This book will be informative and instructive for all hand, orthopedic, trauma, plastic, general and neurosurgeons as well as neurologists and hand therapists.
Albrecht Wilhelm was born in 1929 in Braunau, Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic). He studied at Würzburg and Munich Universities and in 1955 was awarded his PhD (magna cum laude). In spring 1954 he embarked on an internship in the surgical department of Würzburg University and the results obtained with surgical methods that he subsequ...
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Title:Controversial Pain Syndromes of the Arm: Pathogenesis and Surgical Treatment of Resistant CasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:154 pagesPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Tennis Elbow.- Golf Elbow.- Proximal Radial Compression Syndrome.- so-called coracoiditis.- Sudeck`s Dystrophy.