This textbook is based on the curriculum for US, UK, Canadian and Australasian Orthopedic trainees. It offers an in-depth summary of the knowledge needed to pass the boards and FRCS examination in Trauma and Orthopedic surgery. The focus is on basic information on every orthopedic subspecialty, including: surgical anatomy, basic sciences, adult reconstruction, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle surgery, orthopedic pathology, the spine, sports surgery, upper limb, wrist and hand surgery, and orthopedic traumas. All sections are written by experts in the respective field and utilize a consistent bullet-point format, chosen to facilitate the learning experience and help readers memorize and organize knowledge. A clear and concise take-home message section precedes each topic, and key references are highlighted at the end of each chapter. Dr Cyril Mauffrey is Director of Orthopedic Research in the Department of Orthopedics, Denver Health / University of Colorado. Dr Mauffrey is strongly involved in publishing activities as Section Editor for the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology as well as Deputy Editor for Patient Safety in Surgery Journal. Dr Mauffrey has also already co-edited the book External Fixation in Orthopedic Traumatology. Dr David Hak is Professor and Associate Director in the Department of Orthopedics, Denver Health / University of Colorado. Dr Hak has Medical Student and Resident Teaching Presentations at the University of Colorado. His AO (North America) Course Faculty and Presentations started in 1996 and are still ongoing as course evaluator or course moderator. Dr Hak also serves as the Editor in chief of the AO North America News.
As a result of recent advances in surgical techniques and implant technology it is now possible to perform limb reconstruction in patients with a range of congenital, posttraumatic, and postinfection pathologies. This book is a clear, practical guide to the state-of-the-art surgical procedures employed in limb reconstruction for diverse conditions. It includes precise descriptions of the techniques themselves, accompanied by numerous helpful drawings and photographs. Pearls and pitfalls are highlighted, and thorough advice is also provided on indications, preoperative planning, and postoperative follow-up. The editors have carefully selected the contributors based on their expertise, and many of the authors were themselves responsible for developing the techniques that they describe. Mehmet Kocao?lu, MD, graduated from Istanbul Medical School, University of Istanbul, in 1983 and subsequently performed his residency at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Istanbul School of Medicine, where he became an Associate Professor in 1996 and continues to work as a lecturer. He is a member of various professional bodies, including the Turkish Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology, the Turkish Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society of North America. Dr. Kocao?lu is a member of the editorial boards of Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica and Hacettepe Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery . In the past decade he has been the author of nearly 30 scientific publications. His special areas of interest include free vascularized bone grafts, Ilizarov applications, treatment of bone infections, limb lengthening, correction of deformities, and pseudarthrosis treatment. Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chairman of Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Kanazawa University. He is a board member of various associations and committees, including the Japanese Orthopedic Association, the International Society of Limb Salvage, the Japanese Association of Clinical Oncology, ASAMI international and the Young Surgeons Committee of SICOT. His major clinical research interests include orthopedic oncology, limb reconstruction and lengthening, and external fixation. He also developed function-saving limb saving surgery, caffeine-potentiated chemotherapy, tumor reconstruction with distraction osteogenesis and tumor-bearing autograft treated by liquid nitrogen, and cryoimmunology for sarcomas. Professor Tsuchiya is a reviewer for a number of leading journals and has himself been the lead or co-author of more than 200 original articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as numerous book chapters, short papers, and proceedings. Levent Eralp, MD, MSc, graduated from Istanbul Medical School, University of Istanbul, in 1991. He performed his residency at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at Istanbul Medical School, where he subsequently became first a Lecturer, then an Associate Professor and a full professor since 2009. In 2003 he won a SICOT scholarship to the University Hospital Kanazawa, Japan, to study Oncologic Orthopedics and in 2004 he spent time at Resurgens Orthopedics in Atlanta, USA, working on musculoskeletal infections. His fields of particular interest include oncologic orthopedics, adult reconstruction, musculoskeletal infections, bone lengthening and deformity correction, external fixation, trauma, and total joint replacement, and he has published widely on these topics.
For nearly a quarter century Millers Review of Orthopaedics and the accompanying annual Miller Review Course (www.MillerReview.org) have been must-have resources that residents and practitioners have turned to for efficient and effective exam preparation. This 7th Edition continues to provide complete coverage of the fields most-tested topics, now reorganized to be more intuitive, more user-friendly, and easier to read. Numerous study aids help you ace your exams : a superb art program, including full-color tables, images, and pathology slides; improved concise, bulleted text design; testable facts in every chapter; multiple-choice review questions written by experts in the field; and much more. Content and topic emphasis are fully aligned with the ABOS (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery) and OITE (Orthopaedic In-Service Training Exam) exams, giving you the confidence you need to prepare for certification and recertification. Completely revised sections on anatomy, spine, and tumors, along with input from many new authors , keep you fully up to date. An increased emphasis on imaging , along with the most current results and techniques, ensure that youre prepared for todays exams. Includes new coverage of femoroacetabular impingement, spine trauma, common medications used in orthopaedics, and recent advances in basic sciences.
Ideal for hand surgeons, residents in a hand surgery rotation, and therapists interested in a review of surgical principles, Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy, 3rd Edition , by Drs. Thomas E. Trumble, Ghazi M. Rayan, Mark E. Baratz, Jeffrey E. Budoff, and David J. Slutsky, is a practical source of essential, up-to-date information in this specialized area. This single-volume, highly illustrated manual covers all areas of adult and pediatric hand surgery and therapy, including the elbow . Youll find state-of-the-art basic science combined with step-by-step techniques and therapeutic protocols, helping you hone your skills and prescribe effective long-term care for every patient. An expanded therapy section with more than 50 diagnosis-specific rehabilitation protocols and more than 100 full-color photographs. New chapters on pediatric fractures; expanded coverage of carpal injuries, including fractures and ligament injuries and perilunate instability; a new chapter on diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy for wrist injuries; and expanded treatment of arthritis. New information on pediatric surgery with detailed surgical images. The latest information on pain management , as well as nerve physiology and nerve transfers. Core knowledge needed for the boards -including tumors, free tissue transfer, and thumb reconstruction. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader , conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
This book addresses the severe knowledge deficit in peripheral nerve amongst neurosurgeons, however this topic represents an integral part of the oral board examination. The book employs a case based approach with the highest-yield scenarios for oral boards, primarily focusing on nerve entrapments, trauma and tumors. Thanks to its question and answer format, the reader is encouraged to think about the cases and questions as if taking the real exam before they check the answers. The work also includes common pitfalls, a section on nerve examinations including video recordings, and a section on important clinical findings that should be diagnosed from the picture. The book not only serves neurosurgeons, but also plastic surgeons, orthopedists, and neurologists. Amgad Hanna is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the spine and peripheral nerves. Dr. Hanna received his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. He worked during his residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and did his fellowships in Spine and Peripheral Nerve at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester and in Spine Surgery at the Washington University, St. Louis. Dr. Hanna has extensive teaching experience and he is an editor of the Journal of Neurosurgery as well as reviewer of numerous international journals.
This book is a comprehensive illustrated surgical guide to operative exposures of the spinal nerves, also known as peripheral nerves. Each chapter is devoted to a particular nerve and describes the origin, anatomic relations, branches, surgical approaches, and clinical significance. The text is concise and easy to read and is complemented by informative color photos from cadaveric dissections and surgical procedures. A separate chapter on technical notes identifies surgical pearls relating to techniques such as nerve suturing and nerve transfers. Importantly, unlike other peripheral nerve atlases, this book is accompanied by videos of different approaches. The book will be especially valuable for residents and fellows in training and candidates for oral board and MOC examinations. It is also designed to provide a quick illustrated review for surgeons unfamiliar with a procedure. Most videos are less than 5 minutes long, and it should take less than 10 minutes to review each approach, including watching the video. Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves will effectively fill a gap caused by the absence of a peripheral nerve surgeon from many neurosurgery training programs. Amgad S. Hanna, MD,is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, and a neurosurgeon at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Meriter Hospital, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, and St. Marys Hospital Medical Center, all in Madison. Dr. Hannas training included a fellowship in Spine and Peripheral Nerves at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Neurosurgery residencies at Jefferson University Hospital and University of Rennes I, France. He is certified by the American Board of Neurosurgeons. Dr. Hanna has received several awards, including a Neurosurgery clerkship teaching award 2013, Resident Teaching Award 2011 (University of Wisconsin), and the Cahill Award 2008 (CNS/AANS joint section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve). His national teaching responsibilities have included a series of national Peripheral Nerve Oral Board Webinars and instruction on controversies in peripheral nerve trauma and peripheral nerve tumors at The Winter Clinics for Cranial and Spinal Surgery. Dr. Hanna has published almost 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals/book chapters. He has been a reviewer for Neurosurgery since 2010.
This booklet, published in cooperation with ISAKOS, is a concise, up-to-date guide and reference on the treatment of cartilage lesions of the ankle that will be of practical clinical value for specialists in sports medicine and sports traumatology. Different techniques and the management of various lesions are described step by step, guiding the practitioner through the entire spectrum of care from evaluation of the injury to successful recovery. Chondral and osteochondral lesions of the talus can present as a consequence of repetitive ankle injuries, causing chronic pain, recurrent swelling, and weakness and stiffness of the ankle joint. An accurate early diagnosis is required, using clinical evaluation, imaging techniques and arthroscopy of the ankle. In acute and non-displaced chondral and osteochondral lesions, conservative treatment is the mainstay. Surgery is recommended for unstable and persistent lesions and consists in several techniques focused on regeneration of the cartilage. Returning to play is possible after testing balance and proprioception, strength, range of motion, and agility. Gian Luigi Canata, MD , is Director of the Center of Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, a position he has held since 1995. In 1999 the Center became an ISAKOS Teaching Center. Since 1980 Dr. Canata has also been a Member of the Medical Commission of the Italian Track and Field Federation and Director of Medical Services and Member of the Board of Directors of CUS (Centro Universitario Sportivo), Turin. From 1985 to 1995 Dr. Canata was Head of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Section of the Institute of Sports Medicine of Turin. He served as Professor of Kinesiology at ISEF (Istituto Superiore di Educazione Fisica), Turin from 1989 to 2001 and as Professor of Sports Medicine at SUISM (Scuola Universitaria in Scienze Motorie), University of Turin from 2001 to 2012. He is currently President of the Sports Committee of SIGASCOT (Italian Society of Sports Traumatology). He is also a member of the ISAKOS Educational Committee and since 2010 has been a member of the EFOST Executive Board and General Secretary. He has previously served as a member of the ISAKOS Arthroscopy Committee and the ISAKOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee. Dr. Canata is the author of more than 100 publications. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD , is Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of the Orthopaedic Department of the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam. Dr. van Dijk is a specialist in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, foot & ankle and sports medicine. His department has treated many professional athletes from all over the world. He undertook his professional training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Academic Medical Center of the University Hospital of Amsterdam and in 1994 completed his PhD on diagnostic strategies in patients with severe ankle sprain. In 1998 he founded the Orthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam (ORCA) and has been Director of the Center since then. He became a full professor in 2002. Dr. van Dijk is a past President of the Dutch Orthopaedic Society, the Dutch Arthroscopic Society and the Nordic Orthopaedic Federation. He is a board member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and President of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA). Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for chronic ankle injuries have been a prominent focus of his research. Dr. van Dijk on average presents 25 international invited lectures each year and has published more than 250 scientific articles in indexed publications.
This well-illustrated textbook is the first comprehensive and authoritative source of information on minimally invasive lateral access spine surgery. It covers all aspects of the subject, including patient selection, approach and monitoring techniques, soft tissue management, application in a variety of pathologies, technical nuances, and the prevention and management of complications. In addition, current controversies in the field are discussed and the biomechanics of lateral spinal reconstruction, the physiologic benefits, and cost implications are explained. As use of the lateral approach in spinal surgery has become more popular, so its diversity and complexity have increased. Nevertheless, publications devoted entirely to the technique are lacking, and Lateral Access Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is designed to fill this vacuum. Written by the worlds experts on the topic, it will be an excellent resource for both beginning and experienced surgeons. Michael Y. Wang, MD, FACS, is Professor with Tenure in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA. Dr. Wangs previous positions include Spine Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and Chief, Spine Surgery Program, Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons in 2006 and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr. Wang has held a variety of national leadership positions, including as a Member of the AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section Executive Committee (since 2006) and Scientific Program Chair of the AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section (2013-2014). He is a member of several journal editorial review boards, including Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine , Acta Neurochirurgica , and Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques . Dr. Wang is the lead or co-author of 107 peer-reviewed journal publications. He has co-edited several previous books, including Minimally Invasive Spinal Deformity Surgery: An Evolution of Modern Techniques (Springer, Vienna, 2013). Andrew A. Sama, MD , graduated from the University of Miami, School of Medicine, in 1995 and subsequently completed residencies in General and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a fellowship in Spinal Surgery at The Hospital for Special Surgery, Affiliated with The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2002 and is currently Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cornell University Medical College and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Samas hospital appointments are as Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York and New York - Presbyterian Hospital. He is a member of the editorial board for Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine and a reviewer for Spine . Dr. Sama is a longstanding member of Alpha Omega Alpha and was named in Americas Top Doctors (Castle Connolly Medical Guide) in 2013. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Juan S. Uribe, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Spine Section, the Biomechanical Laboratory (Department of Neurological Surgery), and the Cahill Spine Institute at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. He is also Director of the Spinal Cord Trauma Committee at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Uribe studied Medicine at the Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud (CES), Medellin, Colombia and subsequently undertook residencies in Neurosurgery at Hospital San Vicente de Paul, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, and the Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida and a fellowship in Spine Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami. Dr. Uribe received a Platinum Annual Research Award from the University of South Florida in 2010, and in 2012 he chaired the Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery (SMISS) in Miami. He is the lead or co-author of 46 peer-reviewed journal publications and a co-editor of the book Handbook of Spine Surgery (Thieme, New York, 2011).
This invaluable resource discusses clinical applications with effects and side-effects of applications of stem cells in bone and cartilage regeneration. Each chapter is contributed by a pre-eminent scientist in the field and covers such topics as skeletal regeneration by mesenchymal stem cells, clinical improvement of mesenchymal stem cell injection in injured cartilage and osteoarthritis, Good manufacturing practice (GMP), minimal critera of stem cells for clinical applications, future directions of the discussed therapies and much more. Bone & Cartilage Regeneration and the other books in the Stem Cells in Clinical Applications series will be invaluable to scientists, researchers, advanced students and clinicians working in stem cells, regenerative medicine or tissue engineering. Phuc Van Pham received his Ph.D. in Human Physiology from Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is currently a Professor of Biology at Vietnam National University and Acting Director of the Laboratory of Stem Cell Research and Application. He is a longstanding lecturer and translational scientist at the University, and is a member of several societies and journal editorial boards focused on stem cells. Dr. Pham and his colleagues have established one of the first multidisciplinary stem cell centers in Vietnam, and he has successfully launched an array of technologies in stem cell isolations. His research interests include stem cell isolation, stem cell therapy, mesenchymal stem cells, cancer stem cells, immunotherapy and regenerative medicine and he has published extensively in these areas. After many years of experience as an embryologist, cell biologist, and molecular biologist, collaborating with leading researchers in Singapore, Japan, and the United States, Dr. Pham is a student again, keen to reach beyond the traditional boundaries of biology.
This book is a practical, step-by-step guide to orthopedic examination and diagnosis. The author explains a systematic classification of clinical findings that has proven very useful in diagnosing orthopedic disorders in daily routine. The approach to examination begins with a checklist covering the complete patient history, including subjective descriptions of complaints. This is followed by a stepwise approach to physical examination of the patient and collection of clinical findings. Photographs and illustrations clearly depict the necessary examination techniques. The main symptoms are then determined from the patient history and clinical findings, leading to a diagnosis. An overview of all relevant orthopedic conditions for each region of the body facilitates differential diagnosis and thereby completes the examination findings. This book will be of particular value for new residents in orthopedics and trauma but will also be useful for the experienced physician as a means of refreshing knowledge or as a reference. Andreas Roth is a Professor and Head of the Division for Total Joint Replacement and Orthopedics, Hospital and Policlinic for Orthopedics, Trauma and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Leipzig, Germany. Dr. Roth completed his MD and doctoral thesis at Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena. He subsequently specialized in Orthopedics (1992) and in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (2007) and completed his Habilitation in 2006. Dr. Roths clinical focus is on arthroplasty of large joints (esp. severe deformities, revisions), tumor surgery, musculoskeletal osteology, and conservative orthopedics. His research interests include ingrowth of endoprostheses/bone grafts, wear and particle disease, minimally invasive implantation of endoprostheses, treatment of atraumatic necrosis of the femoral head and diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Dr. Roth is Head of the Osteology divisions of the German Society for Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOOC) and the German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU), and a board member of both organizations. He is the lead or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed original articles as well as six previous books.