Edited by the premier surgeon on problems of the upper extremity, Elbow and Forearm is a concise yet comprehensive step-by-step guide to managing a wide range of fracture patterns, both simple and complex. All content is based on actual clinical cases featuring numerous highly instructive radiographs, color photos and illustrations. Distinguished by its accessible, easy-to-read format, this book skillfully covers in detail everything from functional anatomy, indications, fracture patterns and surgical exposures to contemporary implants and postoperative management.
- Clinical insights from experts in the field
- Consistent presentation of each case for ease of use
- Pearls and pitfalls for every procedure
- Valuable information on the methods of essential early physical therapy
- Coverage of reconstructive problems such as nonunion, malunion, instability, bone loss, and infection
- Discussion of the latest technology, including angular stable locking plates
Handy as a rapid reference for trauma surgeons, hand and upper limb surgeons and residents in training, this book offers solid support in decision-making and puts information on reliable and tested techniques instantly at the surgeons fingertips.A step-by-step manual...organized in a logical fashion...the most appealing feature is the methodical march through an impressive variety of cases...an invaluable reference...a worthy addition to any private or academic library.--JAMA Journal of the American Medical AssociationA detailed guide...excellent sections on pitfalls and pearls based on the authors' experience...The authors are world-renowned experts in the field...without peer in terms of its comprehensive descriptions of fracture type.--Doody's Review[Four stars] Students have many choices when it comes to anatomy books. However, I have never seen one that does the visuals so well, and [it being] pocket-sized is a huge bonus.--Doody's Review