This manual is comprehensive guide to reconstructive hand surgery for orthopaedic and plastic surgeons. Beginning with an introduction to hand surgery and general considerations, the following chapters discuss surgery for different parts of the hand, including bone, nerve, joint and tendon reconstruction.
The subsequent sections examine different conditions that may necessitate hand surgery, such as congenital disorders, tumours, infection and degenerative diseases.
Extensive appendices explain preparations for the surgical procedures and the harvesting of grafts.
Presented in a clear layout, each chapter includes clinical pearls, bullet points and tables for quick and easy reference. More than 160 diagrams and photographs enhance learning.
· Comprehensive guide to reconstructive hand surgery for orthopaedic
and plastic surgeons
· Covers surgery for all parts of the hand and associated conditions
· Extensive appendices detailing procedure preparation and graft harvesting
· Includes clinical pearls, bullets, tables, diagrams and photographs for quick reference
Table of Contents
Section 1: General Considerations
Section 2: Skin Reconstruction
Section 3: Other Post-traumatic Sequelae on the Skin
Section 4: Tendon Reconstruction
Section 5: Bone Reconstruction
Section 6: Joint Reconstruction
Section 7: Nerve Reconstruction
Section 8: Complex Post-traumatic Problems
Section 9: Thumb Reconstruction
Section 10: Tumors
Section 11: Degenerative Conditions
Section 12: Infection
Section 13: Congenital Disorders
Section 14: Common Clinical Conditions
Section 15: Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
Section 16: Difficult Hand Problems
Section 17: Appendices
Section 18: Proformas
G Karthikeyan MBBS MS MCh (Plastic Surgery)
Assistant Professor, Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Hand and Department of Plastic Surgery, Stanley Medical College and Government Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India