Daniel S. Horwitz, Michael Suk, Teresa K. Swenson
This pocket-sized, user-friendly text provides a simple guide for the treatment of common orthopedic fractures of the upper extremity, focusing on techniques, tips and tricks. It utilizes a case-based structure with great attention given to the specific steps required to obtain excellent outcomes while also pointing out pitfalls and ways to salvage intraoperative complications. The chapters are presented anatomically from shoulder to fingertips, beginning with clavicle fractures, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries and scapula fractures. The various types of fracture to the humerus, elbow, radius and ulna follow, with concluding chapters covering fractures and dislocations of the wrist and hand. Throughout the book, a consistent chapter format is followed, comprised of an introduction, clinical presentation and diagnosis, relevant radiology, management strategies, outcomes, and clinical pearls and pitfalls.
Incorporating the most recent implants and operative techniques, Tips and Tricks for Problem Fractures, Volume I will be a timely and handy resource for orthopedic surgeons, fellows, residents and students.
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