This book is a complete guide to total joint arthroplasty for orthopaedic surgeons presented as a collection of key protocols for surgery.
Divided into four sections, the text begins with preoperative considerations, covering patient evaluation, clinical examination, indications, and implant selection. The following section provides step by stepguidance on the complete range of arthroplasty techniques and associated procedures.
Section three covers postoperative management such as wound care, transfusions, physical therapy, medication, and much more. The final chapters in the book discuss the management of numerous potentialcomplications.
Edited by an internationally recognised team of experts, led by Javad Parvizi from the renowned Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, this comprehensive guide is enhanced by surgical images and diagrams to assistlearning.
- Comprehensive guide to total joint arthroplasty for orthopaedic surgeons
- Presented as collection of key protocols for surgical procedures
- Provides step by step guidance from preoperative considerations, to surgical techniques, postoperative management, and complications
- Edited by internationally recognised experts from the Rothman Institute
Javad Parvizi MD FRCS
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
William J Hozack MD
Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Peter F Sharkey MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Gregory K Deirmengian MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sydney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA