This textbook accumulates the latest global knowledge on periprosthetic fractures, including all relevant anatomical regions, surgical pitfalls, complex cases, and a brand new comprehensive Unified Classification System, (UCS) on periprosthetic fractures, combining the original Vancouver classification with the AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification. Carefully selected case studies illustrate and describe individual solutions for often problematic fracture situations, providing comprehensive information from experts globally.
Orthopedic and trauma surgeons will be able to expand their knowledge regarding:
- Risk factors and assessment of periprosthetic fractures and the patient
- A new Unified Classification System (UCS)
- Options and choices of fracture fixations techniques as well as more complex revisions or reconstructive procedures
- More than 350 pages containing superb illustrations and images.