Clavicle Fracture: Open Reduction Internal Fixation.- Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries.- Proximal Humerus Fractures.- Humeral Shaft Fractures.- Distal Humerus Fractures.- Olecranon Fractures.- Radial Head Fractures.- Monteggia and Monteggia Variant Fractures.- Fractures of the Distal Radius.- Scaphoid Fractures.- Lunate and Perilunate Dislocations: Tips and Tricks for Problem Fractures.- Metacarpal Fractures: Tips and Tricks.- Phalanx Fractures: Tips and Tricks.
This pocket-sized, user-friendly text provides a simple guide for the treatment of common orthopedic fractures of the upper extremity, focusing on techniques, tips and tricks. It utilizes a case-based structure with great attention given to the specific steps required to obtain excellent outcomes while also pointing out pitfalls and ways to salvage intraoperative complications. The chapters are presented anatomically from shoulder to fingertips, beginning with clavicle fractures, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries and scapula fractures. The various types of fracture to the humerus, elbow, radius and ulna follow, with concluding chapters covering fractures and dislocations of the wrist and hand. Throughout the book, a consistent chapter format is followed, comprised of an introduction, clinical presentation and diagnosis, relevant radiology, management strategies, outcomes, and clinical pearls and pitfalls.
Incorporating the most recent implants and operative techniques, Tips and Tricks for Problem Fractures, Volume I will be a timely and handy resource for orthopedic surgeons, fellows, residents and students.
Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Trauma, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Michael Suk, MD, Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Teresa K. Swenson, Director, Research and Clinical Operations, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA