Physeal Injury Other Than Fracture by Hamlet A. PetersonPhyseal Injury Other Than Fracture by Hamlet A. Peterson

Physeal Injury Other Than Fracture

byHamlet A. Peterson

Hardcover | March 14, 2012

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This book documents all the ways a growth plate can be damaged, other than fracture. This damage can be inflicted by a wide variety of insults, most of which are uncommon occurrences. They all, however, have two similar characteristics: normal roentgenographs at the time of insult and premature complete or partial arrest noted weeks, months, or years later. Because of this delay, the arrest is often not suspected or recognised early. The resulting bone deformity and relative shortening usually go undetected until corrective surgery is needed. This book emphasises etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of these injuries.
Hamlet A. Peterson is an emeritus orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. His career consisted of 30 years as a consultant in pediatric orthopedics at Mayo Clinic. He has published numerous articles and book chapters, many of which are concerned with the growth plate. During his time in practice, he encountered numerous interesti...
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Title:Physeal Injury Other Than FractureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:453 pagesPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642225624

ISBN - 13:9783642225628

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Table of Contents

Vascular Deficiency.- Disuse.- Infection.- Tumor.- Metabolic.- Neural.- Cold (frostbite).- Heat (burn).- Electric.- Compression.- Distraction.- Stress.- Irradiation.- Light Waves.- Sound Waves.- Shock Waves.- Atmospheric Pressure.- Oxygen.- Developmental.- Surgical.- Unknown.