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General Principles of Orthopedics and Trauma / Edition 2

General Principles of Orthopedics and Trauma / Edition 2

by K. Mohan Iyer, Wasim S. KhanK. Mohan Iyer


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The second edition of this book concisely covers the most recent developments in orthopedics and trauma. It features detailed descriptions, x rays, clinical and therapeutic pathway diagrams for a number of commonly encountered disorders including fractures, metabolic disorders, bone tumors, and amputations enabling the reader to develop a deep understanding of the latest information on how to successfully diagnose and treat these patients.

General Principles of Orthopedics and Trauma is an ideal resource for trainees and junior surgeons seeking an easy to follow clinical guide on how to successfully diagnose and treat patients with orthopedic and trauma disorders. It is also of use to the experienced practitioner seeking a practically applicable text on the latest advances in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030150884
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/08/2019
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2019
Pages: 778
Sales rank: 809,320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Wasim Khan is a University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, in the Division of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

Wasim was awarded a MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship to complete his PhD looking at chondrogenesis in MSCs under the supervision of Professor Tim Hardingham at the University of Manchester. He was awarded the Syme Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons. Wasim then completed an Orthopaedic Academic Clinical Training programme at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and University College London, where he was a Lecturer from 2010-14 under the supervision of Professor David Marsh and Professor Tim Briggs. Wasim has completed national (Bristol and Cardiff) and international (USA, Europe and Australia) clinical and research fellowships. He has authored over 250 papers, 50 chapters and 3 books. His areas of expertise are knee, trauma, orthopaedics, sports medicine, cartilage, meniscus, arthroscopy, stem cells, chondrocytes, chondrogenesis.

K. Mohan Iyer did his MCPS (1971) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, India; MBBS (1971) from the University of Mumbai; D’Orth. and FCPS Orth. (1975) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; MS Orth. (1978) from the University of Mumbai; and M. Ch. Orth. (1981) from the University of Liverpool, UK. During this time, he wrote three theses on fractures of the patella, excision arthroplasty of the elbow, and excision of the trapezium for carpometacarpal arthritis of the thumb.

Table of Contents

Anatomy of Bone, Fracture, and Fracture Healing.- Complications of Fractures.- Fractures in Children .- Infection.- Osteoarthritis.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Tuberculosis.- Peripheral Nerve Lesions.- Congenital Deformities.- 10 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders.- Developmental Disorders.- Degenerative Disorders.- Poliomyelitis and Spina Bifida .- Cerebral Palsy .- Bone Tumors.- Back Pain and Slipped Intervertebral Disc 17 General Affections of the Soft Tissues.- Amputations .- Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint .- Total Joint Replacement.- Common Sports Injuries.- Radiology and Imaging in Orthopedics.- Plaster of Paris in Orthopedics.-

ADDITIONAL NEW CHAPTERS.- Recent Advances in Imaging and Radiology in Orthopaedics.- Recent Advances on Minimally Invasive Surgery in Orthopaedics.- Stem Cell Therapy in Orthopaedics.- Advances in Sports Medicine Diagnosis and treatment,such as Arthroscopy and Tissue Engineering.- 3D printing: clinical applications in orthopaedics and traumatology.- External Fixation.- The principles of the Ilizarov apparatus.- The inter-locking nailing system and technique. 9.TheDirect Anterior Approach to the Hip Joint.- Advances in Short-Stem Total Hip Arthroplasty.- Use of Robotic assisted Surgery in Orthopaedics.- The Hip Joint(including Osteotomies around the Hip Joint).- Hip Preserving Surgery.

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