Post-traumatic Arthritis: Diagnosis, Management And Outcomes

November 17, 2020|
Post-traumatic Arthritis: Diagnosis, Management And Outcomes by Savyasachi C. Thakkar
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The incidence and prevalence of post-traumatic arthritis (PTA) is increasing globally due to longevity of life and increased activity and injuries. Compared to the non-traumatic etiology of arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis differs in presentation, severity and complexity of management. 

This book illustrates all pertinent facets of post-traumatic arthritis, from the basic science and diagnostic modalities to their management and outcomes. The opening section reviews the current scientific literature on PTA and presents the preferred imaging techniques and interpretation methods. A unique chapter on the economic impact of PTA is also included here. The subsequent two sections discuss both the upper and lower extremity, respectively, with each joint covered in a dedicated chapter of its own, describing the mechanisms of injury, assessment, management strategies and outcomes. Case material provides real-world context for the concepts and techniques presented, supported by generous radiology and intraoperative photos and figures.

WithPost-Traumatic Arthritis, orthopedic surgeons, as well as trauma surgeons, rheumatologists and associated clinical staff, will receive a comprehensive framework on which to base their clinical decisions and enhance their post-operative outcomes.
Savyasachi C. Thakkar, MD, Assistant Professor, Hip & Knee Reconstruction Surgery Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia, MD, USAErik A. Hasenboehler, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Adult and Trauma Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Title:Post-traumatic Arthritis: Diagnosis, Management And OutcomesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:206 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:206 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:November 17, 2020Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3030504123

ISBN - 13:9783030504120

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