Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System is the latest edition of this comprehensive
guide to the effects of tuberculosis on the bones and joints, with guidelines
for their management.
The book is divided into twenty-six chapters across three sections. The first section covers general considerations in osteo-articular tuberculosis, including epidemiology and prevalence, pathology and pathogenesis, diagnosis and investigations, and anti-tubercular drugs.
The second section covers extra-spinal regional tuberculosis, from the hip
joint to the shoulder, short tubular bones to sacroiliac joints and tendon sheaths.
This section also includes a chapter on tuberculous osteomyelitis (infection
of the bone marrow). Each chapter covers pathogenesis, clinical features, radiological
findings, differential diagnosis, methods of treatment, surgical techniques,
and relevant anatomy.
The final section focuses on tuberculosis of the spine, including imaging for the disease, differential diagnosis, operative treatment, and surgical anatomy. The increased prevalence of ‘superbugs’ is addressed throughout this new edition, with discussion on new modalities which could potentially combat them. Enhanced by over 280 illustrations and images, this edition of Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System is an ideal update for orthopaedic surgeons.
• Latest edition of this comprehensive guide to the management of osteo-articular
• Previous edition published 2008
• The increased prevalence of ‘superbugs’ is addressed in this edition with new modalities which could potentially combat them
• 282 images and illustrations
Section 1: General Considerations • Epidemiology and Prevalence • Pathology and Pathogenesis • The Organism and its Sensitivity • Evolution of Treatment of Skeletal Tuberculosis • Diagnosis and Investigations • Antitubercular Drugs • Principles of Management of Osteoarticular Tuberculosis Section 2: Extra-spinal Regional Tuberculosis • Tuberculosis of the Hip Joint • Tuberculosis of the Knee Joint • Tuberculosis of the Ankle and Foot • Tuberculosis of the Shoulder • Tuberculosis of the Elbow Joint • Tuberculosis of the Wrist • Tuberculosis of Short Tubular Bones • Tuberculosis of the Sacroiliac Joints and Sacrum • Tuberculosis of Rare Sites, Girdle and Flat Bones • Tuberculous Osteomyelitis • Tuberculosis of Tendon Sheaths and Bursae Section 3: Tuberculosis of the Spine • Clinical Features • X-ray Appearances and Findings on Modern Imaging • Differential Diagnosis • Neurological Complications 232 • Management and Results • Operative Treatment • Spinal Braces • Relevant Surgical Anatomy Bibliography Index
SM Tuli MBBS MS PhD FAMS
Senior Consultant in Spinal Diseases and Orthopaedics, Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, New Delhi, India