Orthopaedic surgeons treat everything from tibial shaft fractures to distal humerus fractures, so they must stay on top of every field of orthopaedics. They can lean on the experts to help solve the tough cases and stay informed of current best practices across orthopaedic specialties with the Instructional Course Lecture series. Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 54 compiles the experts' best practices for the year. Doctors will turn to these chapters for practical, problem-solving techniques where editor Dr. Pellegrini and an exceptional group of talented orthopaedic surgeons share their expertise. The editors' accumulated experience in focused areas of orthopaedics comes together in this single resource to hope surgeons treat challenging cases with proven surgical approaches. Each chapter features an abstract for convenient review of the material. Volume 54 contains a cumulative 5-year index that includes volumes 50-54 (2001 - 2005) for easy reference.