Diagnosis and Management of Hip Disease

Diagnosis and Management of Hip Disease

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Presenting recent advances in clinical diagnosis and treatment derived from an increased understanding of the biology of the hip, this unique text examines hip disease and pathophysiology through the lenses of kinematics, biomechanics, anatomy and metabolism. Opening chapters examine the impact of health care organization on hip care and prevalence and burden of osteoarthritisa€‹.Biomechanical considerations of the hip and gait pathomechanics in hip disease are then discussed, followed by chapters covering femoroacetabular impingement, possible links between OA and metabolic syndrome, osteonecrosis, osteoporosis and Pageta€™s disease. Considerations of risk reductiona€‹ surrounding hip arthroplasty conclude the text, including device and surgical options for THA, hip sepsis and prevention of perioperative infection, and management of venous thromboembolism. Taken together, this represents a new and important context for the discussions and management of hip disease for orthopedic surgeons and researchers alike.Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Mr. Randy Wyrofsky, CPA for his time, patience, and Saturday mornings in reviewing the chapter. The author would ... Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults [database on the Internet]. Royal College of ... Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010anbsp;...

Title:Diagnosis and Management of Hip Disease
Author:Roy K. Aaron
Publisher:Springer - 2015-07-31


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