Author : David M. Lichtman,A. H. Alexander
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
The extensively revised edition of this excellent reference places increased emphasis on surgical techniques, rehabilitation, and preoperative work-up. Serves as a complete guide to the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of wrist problems. Features expanded sections on mid-carpal instability, triquetrolunate instability, wrist arthroscopy, disorders of the wrist in children, and rehabilitation. Presents the latest information on scapholunate instability, Kienbock's disease, and disorders of the TFCC and DRUJ, as well as state-of-the-art coverage of arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and other contemporary surgical techniques. Features a whole new section on physical therapy of the wrist. New chapters on wrist imaging (MRI), distal radius malunion, occupational and sports injuries, wrist arthrodesis. Offers expanded coverage of pediatric wrist problems, preoperative workup, surgical technique, and much more. Contains over 875 superb illustrations to facilitate the visualization of disorders, biomechanical concepts, and surgical techniques. Organizes material within a coordinated, integrated framework to foster a meaningful understanding of the information.