Fractures of the Elbow : A Clinical Casebook

Nirmal C. Tejwani

Comprised exclusively of more than 20 clinical cases covering common fractures of and around the elbow, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians with the best real-world strategies to properly manage open and closed fractures, dislocations and nonunions of the distal humerus and proximal radius and ulna. Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation with associated radiology, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls. Cases included illustrate the surgical management of intra- and extra-articular fractures of the distal humerus, coronal shear, coronoid and olecranon fractures, the “terrible triad,” Monteggia fractures, and complications, among others.
Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Fractures of the Elbow: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists confronted with these common injuries of the elbow.

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