Martin J Herman MD Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Paediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia; St Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
B David Horn MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Contemporary Surgical Management of Fractures and Complications, Volume Three provides orthopaedic surgeons with the most up to date information on the treatment of paediatric fractures and avoidance of complications.
Each of the twelve chapters presents a specific type of paediatric fracture, guiding surgeons step by step through the history, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, complications and their management. A complete chapter is dedicated to paediatric spine trauma and the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management.
Authored by internationally recognised experts from Pennsylvania, this comprehensive guide includes numerous clinical photographs, illustrations and tables.
Volumes one and two, authored by Asif Ilyas and Saqib Rahman, also from Pennsylvania, published in March 2013.
- Provides orthopaedic surgeons with most recent information on treatment of paediatric fractures
- Complete chapter dedicated to paediatric spine trauma
- Internationally recognised Pennsylvania-based authors
Table of Contents
1. Pediatric Spine Trauma
2. Fractures of the Shoulder and Humerus
3. Fractures of the Pediatric Elbow I: Supracondylar Humerus, Lateral Condyle, Transphyseal Distal Humerus and Capitellum Fractures
4. Fractures of the Pediatric Elbow II: Fractures of the Medial Epicondyle, Radial Neck and Olecranon
5. Management of Forearm Fractures and Acute Monteggia Fractures in Children and Adolescents
6. Fractures of the Hand and Wrist
7. Pediatric Pelvic Fractures and Fractures/Dislocations of the Hip
8. Femoral Shaft Fractures
9. Fractures about the Knee
10. Tibial Shaft Fractures
11. Fractures of the Pediatric Ankle and Foot
12. Neglected Fractures and Dislocations in Children and Adolescents