Operative Orthopedics of the Upper Extremity

Hardcover | May 9, 2014

byDavid Slutsky

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Full-color, step-by-step instruction in the treatment of injuries and disorders of the upper extremity from the shoulder to the fingertip.

With nearly 100 outstanding international contributors and more than 1200 full-color photographs and illustrations, Operative Orthopedics of the Upper Extremity offers the latest, cutting edge treatment of the upper extremity from the shoulder to the fingertips.

The book covers injuries and disorders of the hand, carpus, distal radius, distal radioulnar joint, forearm, elbow, and shoulder. The chapters are organized both by level and anatomic structure starting with repair or reconstruction of the bone, joint and ligaments and progressing to the nerves, tendons and soft tissue. Each chapter includes the indications, contraindications, surgical techniques and postoperative management oftentimes by the originators of the technique, in addition to numerous pearls and possible pitfalls. When reconstruction is not possible, a section on salvage procedures covers the suitable options.

Operative Orthopedics of the Upper Extremity provides a one-stop resource for the treatment of injuries of the upper extremity. It provides essential material for both certification and recertification and will prove to be invaluable to both the entry level surgeon as well as the seasoned operator.

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Full-color, step-by-step instruction in the treatment of injuries and disorders of the upper extremity from the shoulder to the fingertip.With nearly 100 outstanding international contributors and more than 1200 full-color photographs and illustrations, Operative Orthopedics of the Upper Extremity offers the latest, cutting edge tre...

David Slutsky, MD (Torrance, CA), Chief of Reconstructive Hand Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Director, Slutsky Hand and Wrist Institute.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 8.8 × 1.5 inPublished:May 9, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071789278

ISBN - 13:9780071789271

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Table of Contents

Section I. Hand 1. Fractures2. Dislocation (thumb and fingers)3. Arthroscopy4. Salvage5. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction 6. Soft Tissue Coverage7. ReplantationSection II. Carpus8. Avascular necrosis9. Scaphoid Fracture 10. Other Carpal fractures11. Salvage 12. Soft Tissue Coverage13. Nerve Entrapments14. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction Section III. Distal Radius15. Extra-articular 16. Intra-articular 17. Salvage18. Radiocarpal dislocationsSection IV. DRUJ19. Instability - acute/chronic20. Fractures - ulnar head/neck21. Salvage22. DRUJ arthroplasty - unconstrained, semiconstrainedSection V. Wrist Arthroscopy - Portals and ProceduresSection VI. Forearm23. Shaft fractures - both bone, isolated ulna fracture24. Galeazzi fractures25. Monteggia fractures26. Essex -LoprestiSection VII. Elbow27. Fractures 28. Dislocation29. Arthroscopy30. Salvage31. Elbow arthroplasty - resurfacing, total elbow replacement32. Soft Tissue Coverage33. Nerve Entrapments34. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction Section VIII. Shoulder35. Fractures 36. Dislocation37. Arthroscopy38. Salvage39. Soft Tissue Coverage40. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction