World Clinics: Orthopedics: Hand Surgery, Volume 2, Number 2 is the latest issue in the World Clinics: Orthopedics series. Other titles in the series include Foot and Ankle Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and Current Controversies in Joint Replacement.
The book is comprised of ten articles, with discussion on the latest techniques, changing treatment options and complications in hand surgery. Beginning with an insight into locking technology for upper extremity fractures, other topics include wrist dislocation, radial head arthroplasty, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers and much more.
The editorial team from the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, and Hackensack University Medical Centre, New Jersey, provide comment after each article, highlighting the most important aspects of each topic.
- Latest issue inWorld Clinics: Orthopedics series
- Other topics in the series include foot and ankle surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, and current controversies in joint replacement
- Discussion on the latest techniques, treatments and complications in hand surgery
- Highly experienced editorial team from the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, and the Hackensack University Medical Centre, New Jersey, USA
1. Locking Technology in the Upper Extremity: Evolution and Indications 2. Wrist Dislocations: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Treatment 3. Forearm Fractures 4. Radial Head Arthoplasty 5. ScaphoidNonunion: Does Vascularized Bone Graft Improve Outcomes? 6. Controversies in the Management of Chronic Non-degenerative Scapholunate Instability 7. Controversies in Trigger Finger 8. The Controversial Role of Diagnostic Studies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 9. Pediatric and Adolescent Scaphoid Fractures 10. Treatment of Upper Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy Injuries: Neuroma Excision and Grafting or Nerve Transfers
Matthew S Austin MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Gregg R Klein MD
Vice-Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hackensack University, Medical Centre, Hacensack, New Jersey, USA
Asif M Ilyas MD FACS
Program Director, Hand Surgery, Rothman Institute; Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA