Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF – Hand fractures account for millions of emergency room visits annually. The extraordinary importance of the hand in so many activities of daily living necessitates inordinate surgical competence in repairing fractures, in order to preserve the vast range of motion and functionality of this highly complex structure.

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Key Features:

  • General overview chapters covering anatomy, epidemiology, fixation types, role of arthroscopy, and strategies for compound hand injuries (soft tissue, flaps, etc.)
  • Contributions from a large number of renowned subspecialists
  • Hand fractures in special patient groups: athletes, musicians, patients with a paralytic extremity
  • Specific chapters covering the full range of fracture types and locations, including diaphyseal and intra-articular fractures of the phalanges and metacarpals, bony avulsions, fracture dislocations, and carpal bone fractures
  • Complications and their treatment: infection, malunion, hardware failures, and more
  • Evidence-based treatment suggestions, with the goal of restoring anatomic alignment and functional range of motion
  • Hundreds of high-quality radiographs and color photographs

Ideal for all orthopaedic and plastic surgeons in training, and of benefit to experienced surgeons as well, Fractures of the Hand and Carpus is a complete introduction to evidence-based techniques in hand surgery.

Description Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF

This year’s Instructional Course “Fractures of the Hand and Carpus” for the XXIII congress of the FESSH is possible thanks to the contributions of a number of prominent experts, to whom we are deeply indebted. The accompanying book is a comprehensive summary of the current state of the art of the management of hand fractures.

Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF consists of a number of chapters, which include anatomy and general principles as well as a variety of techniques for the management of specific fractures. It will become evident that more than one approach may be applicable for any given situation. This may range from nonoperative methods such as splint or cast immobilization to percutaneous pin fixation, external and internal fixation.

The most appropriate method for any given case will depend on the available evidence and the surgeon’s personal experience as well as individual patient considerations. The emphasis in each case is on regaining anatomical alignment and a functional finger range of motion. In some cases, a less than perfect alignment may be sacrificed at the expense of optimizing hand function. An early and aggressive postoperative hand therapy program is often integral to the final outcome in many cases and cannot be overemphasized.

Although any opinions expressed in Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF should not be considered as the official guidelines of the FESSH, we are certain that Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF will be useful for both the entry level surgeon and the experienced operator. We hope you will enjoy reading Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF as much as we enjoyed producing it.

Info Fractures of the Hand and Carpus 1st Edition PDF

  • Categories: Free Medical Books, Traumatology
  • Print Length: 290 pages
  • 1 edition (March 26, 2018)
  • Language: English

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