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This book outlines the need for developing new treatments for ACL ruptures, covering the mechanics of the normal ACL and knee, the biology of the response to ACL injury, deficiencies in that response that make the ACL fail to heal spontaneously, and more.
In this volume, world authorities on spinal surgery from the fields of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Neuroscience present current data on the basic science and clinical management of the unstable spine. Unique to this book: a frank presentation of controversies in the field.
This book covers all aspects of the axis vertebra and its disorders, with separate sections on embryologic development, anatomy, biomechanics, congenital anomalies, fractures, infections and benign and malignant tumors. Thoroughly explains imaging appearances.
Autogenous bone grafting continues to be the gold standard for treating osseous defects and stimulating new bone formation. Harvesting of autogenous bone grafts can be associated with a significant risk of complications. Also, the amount of bone graft that can be harvested is limited. Therefore, efforts have been made to...
Review of Orthopaedic Trauma, Second Edition, embraces the full scope of adult and pediatric trauma care in one convenient resource. The expertly written and abundantly illustrated text emphasizes material likely to appear on board and training exams-presented in an outline format that is perfect for exam preparation or review of...
With a wealth of illustrations, this book offers a concise repository of information on fractures according to the most widely used classification systems. This helps readers to make a correct diagnosis using the appropriate criteria.
This volume in the M. D. Anderson Cancer Care Series provides a detailed review of diagnostic techniques, treatment modalities, reconstruction and function, and offers a chapter geared towards algorithms for perioperative management and follow-up of patients.
By Paul Cooper
External fixation has proven a valuable tool in the effort to correct deformities, and improve outcomes of orthopedic surgery. This title explores the ways in which external fixators are used to reduce tissue damage, reduce strain on nerves and vasculature, and improve healing in the surgical treatment of foot and...