Osteotomies in the treatment of degenerative and posttraumatic arthritis
seem to be a lost art. Even for young patients joint replacement is in vogue.
international group of renowned surgeons present an outstanding hands-on
approach to perform correction osteotomies in posttraumatic deformities from the
clavicle to the foot.
Most of the content is based on case presentations and
each case provides step-by-step description of case history, planning, surgical
approach, osteotomy, fixation, rehabilitation, and finally pitfalls and pearls.
Hundreds of full-color pictures, precise illustrations, and x-rays demonstrate
the significant steps in deformity corrections. Long-term follow-ups demonstrate
the efficacy of osteotomies in the treatment of malunions.
In the principle part
preceding the case presentations relevant theoretical information on
posttraumatic deformities and osteotomies, operative techniques, and fixation
methods, as well as the formation of a surgical plan is provided. Overall the
book features over 110 detailed case presentations.
This book should convince
surgeons to use osteotomies in the treatment of posttraumatic deformities and
consider joint-preserving techniques in the treatment of posttraumatic
Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
Number of pages: 704
Weight: 2298 g
Dimensions: 218 x 229 x 36 mm
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