ISBN 9780865779228,Key Techniques In Orthopaedic Surgery

Key Techniques In Orthopaedic Surgery



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780865779228

ISBN-10 0865779228


Number of Pages 352 Pages
Language (English)


In comparison to large, overly detailed specialty texts, this practical new book is designed to give you the basic clinical steps of the most frequently performed orthopedic procedures -- all in a clear, reproducible, easy-to-follow format. For quick review before an operation, a handy refresher, teaching tool, or learning aid, it is ideal!

Accompanied by hundreds of precise, hand-drawn diagrams, Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery presents 50 surgical procedures, each laid out in a step-by-step format. This structure is designed to allow the reader to quickly read about an operative procedure and review the salient points, with special emphasis on the technique. Every chapter includes indications, contraindications, pre-operative preparation, special instruments, positions, anesthesia, pearls, avoidance and post-operative care issues.

Special benefits of Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery:

Designed to give the pertinent information on key surgical procedures in a cookbook outline approach.
Covers the 50 most common surgical procedures performed in today's clinical practice
Vital steps are demonstrated by hundreds of precise, hand-drawn illustrations
Clear, organized, and easy-to-read format
Ideal as a handy reference, refresher, or learning tool for the resident or the specialist
Benefit from the experience of active clinicians who perform these procedures on a daily basis. Whether you are a practitioner or a resident, you will find a wealth of helpful information that allows you to visualize the necessary surgical exposures and achieve excellent results.

Table of Contents

I. Shoulder and Arm. Open Acromioplasty. Open Rotator Cuff Tendon Repair. Open Anterior Shoulder Stabilization. Shoulder Arthroscopy. Proximal Humerus Fracture. Humeral Shaft Fracture.
II. Elbow and Forearm. Radial Head Fracture. Olecranon Fracture. Distal Humeral Fractures. Forearm Diaphyseal Fractures. Forearm Fasciotomy.
III. Wrist and Hand. Open Carpal Tunnel Release. Base of Thumb Metacarpal Fractures. Distal Radius Fractures. Extensor Tendon Repair. Flexor Tendon Repair. Fifth Metacarpal Fracture.
IV. Hip and Femur. Total Hip Arthroplasty. Internal Fixation of Hip Fracture. Hip Fracture. Intramedullary Rodding of Femoral Shaft Fractures.
V. Knee and Leg. Arthroscopy. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery. Total Knee Arthroplasty. High Tibial Osteotomy. Supracondylar Femoral Osteotomy. Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture. Intramedullary Rodding of Tibial Shaft Fractures. Operative Treatment of Patella Fractures. Extensor Mechanism Injuries. Tibial Fasciotomy.
VI. Ankle and Foot. Ankle Arthroscopy. Ankle Fractures. Achilles Tendon Repair. Bunions and Hallux Valgus. Hammer Toe Correction. Morton's Neuroma Excision. Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fractures.
VII. Spine. Lumbar Discectomy. Anterior Approach to the Cervical Spine. Lumbar Spine Fusion. Spinal Lumbar Decompression.
VIII. Pediatrics. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Hip Pinning. Clubfoot Surgery. Distal Humerus Supracondylar Fracture. Hip Aspiration. Idiopathic Scoliosis.
IX. Miscellaneous. Femoral and Tibial Traction Pin Placement.