Operative Techniques in Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Surgery

Operative Techniques in Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Surgery

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Operative Techniques in Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Surgery contains the chapters on the hand, wrist, and forearm from Sam W. Wiesel's Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery and provides full-color, step-by-step explanations of all operative procedures. Written by experts from leading institutions around the world, this superbly illustrated volume focuses on mastery of operative techniques and also provides a thorough understanding of how to select the best procedure, how to avoid complications, and what outcomes to expect. The user-friendly format is ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure. Each procedure is broken down step by step, with full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique. Extensive use of bulleted points and tables allows quick and easy reference. Each clinical problem is discussed in the same format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, physical findings, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications. To ensure that the material fully meets residents' needs, the text was reviewed by a Residency Advisory Board.OUTCOMES a–i Modified Herbert reconstruction a–i A recent long-term follow-up study, ranging from 1 month to 13 ... COMPLICATIONS a–i The sling repair can loosen if aggressive strengthening oc- curs too quickly. ... Damage to the ulnar nerve during the surgical procedure is concerning because of its anatomic location.

Title:Operative Techniques in Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Surgery
Author:Sam W. Wiesel
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2010-09-14


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