Every orthopedic surgeon faces complications in the management of fractures. Drs. Michael T. Archdeacon, Jeffrey O. Anglen, Robert F. Ostrum, and Dolfi Herscovici, Jr. have created Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications, a comprehensive reference dedicated entirely to the prevention and management of fracture complications.
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications is arranged on an anatomic basis with contributions from more than 45 orthopedic surgeons. Each contributor is considered an expert on the topic covered in their respective sections of the book.
Some Chapters Include:
- The etiological factors for each complication
- Strategies for preventing the complication
- Surgical techniques
- Reduction and implant selection
- Strategies required to successfully manage the complication
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications also includes more than 300 images and more than 45 tables.
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications offers a single and complete resource to readily answer all fracture complication questions and is ideal for orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic residents, and medical students interested in orthopedic surgery.
Section I General
- Chapter 1 Preventing Complications in Orthopedic Communication Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS and Eric Stiefel, MD
- Chapter 2 Infection Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD, FACS
- Chapter 3 Deep Venous Thrombosis Catherine A. Humphrey, MD
- Chapter 4 Fracture Complications in the Growing Skeleton Christine B. Caltoum, MD
- Chapter 5 Nonunion Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD, FACS
- Chapter 6 Malunion Brady Barker, MD and Kurtis Staples, MD
- Chapter 7 Arthrofibrosis/Contracture Michael P. Rusnak, MD
Section II Upper Extremity
- Chapter 8 Complications of Clavicle Fractures Janos P. Ertl, MD
- Chapter 9 Complications of Proximal and Diaphyseal Humerus Fractures Eric S. Moghadamian, MD and Raymond D. Wright, MD
- Chapter 10 Elbow Fractures Gregory J. Della Rocca, MD, PhD, FACS
- Chapter 11 Radial and Ulnar Shaft, Monteggia, and Galeazzi Fractures Susan McDowell, MD and Brian H. Mullis, MD
- Chapter 12 Distal Radius Fractures Brett D. Crist, MD, FACS and Yvonne M. Murtha, MD
Section III Pelvis and Acetabulum
- Chapter 13 Open Pelvic Fracture: Infection Marcus F. Sciadini, MD
- Chapter 14 Sacral Fractures: Loss of Reduction/Failure of Fixation
- H. Claude Sagi, MD
- Chapter 15 Iliosacral Screw Malposition A. Michael Harris, MD and Paul B. Gladden, MD
- Chapter 16 Pelvic Ring Disruption: Malalignment Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA
- Chapter 17 Acetabulum Fractures: Malunion Michael Beltran, MD and Cory Collinge, MD
- Chapter 18 Acetabulum Fractures: Nerve Palsy George V. Russell, MD and Scott A. Wingerter, MD, PhD
- Chapter 19 Acetabulum Fractures: Heterotopic Ossification Madhav A. Karunakar, MD
Section IV Hip
- Chapter 20 Femoral Head Fracture: Osteonecrosis and Hip Instability Samuel A. McArthur, MD and Walter W. Virkus, MD
- Chapter 21 Femoral Neck Fracture: Nonunion Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE
- Chapter 22 Intertrochanteric Fractures: Lag Screw Cut Out and Failure of Fixation Brian D. Solberg, MD
- Chapter 23 Intertrochanteric Fractures: Lateral Wall Fractures Bradley Merk, MD and Erik Eller, MD
- Chapter 24 Subtrochanteric Fracture: Varus Malalignment/Nonunion Robert R. L. Gray, MD and Anthony T. Sorkin, MD
Section V Femur and Tibia
- Chapter 25 Femoral Shaft Fractures: Malunion and Nonunion Robert F. Ostrum, MD
- Chapter 26 Supracondylar Femur Fractures Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS and Pratik Desai, MD, MS
- Chapter 27 Patella Fracture: Complications Matthew J. White, MD and Gerald J. Lang, MD
- Chapter 28 Tibial Plateau Fracture: Infection, Failure of Fixation, and Instability Eric D. Farrell, MD and Paul M. Lafferty, MD
- Chapter 29 Tibial Shaft Fracture: Infection, Nonunion, and Malunion John A. Scolaro, MD and Samir Mehta, MD
Section VI Foot and Ankle
- Chapter 30 Pilon Fractures Sean E. Nork, MD
- Chapter 31 Ankle Fractures and Syndesmotic Injuries Dolfi Herscovici Jr, DO and Julia M. Scaduto, ARNP
- Chapter 32 Talus Stefan Rammelt, MD, PhD and Hans Zwipp, MD, PhD
- Chapter 33 Calcaneal Fractures James B. Carr, MD
- Chapter 34 Midfoot Fractures: Lisfranc, Cuboid, Navicular Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS and Marlon O. Coulibaly, MD
- Chapter 35 Metatarsal Fractures Robert Vander Griend, MD
- Financial Disclosures
About the Editors
Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE, is Professor and Vice-Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Archdeacon is currently the Division Director for Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and the Immediate Past Chief of Staff at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has more than 10 years of experience managing complex fractures as well as the complications associated with these injuries.
Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD, FACS, is Professor of Orthopaedics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a former President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, and Deputy Editor for Trauma of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been dealing with the complications of fracture care (his own as well as others) since completing his fellowship in 1991, and probably before.
Robert F. Ostrum, MD, is the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Cooper University Hospital and a Professor of Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has been working in level I trauma centers for 25 years, treating fracture and trauma patients and managing their associated complications.
Dolfi Herscovici Jr, DO, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedics at the University of South Florida. He has more than 20 years of experience managing complex trauma, especially injuries and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He is currently in practice at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida.