The Disease Etiology, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Classifications, and Natural Evolution of Perthes Disease, Imaging for Perthes Disease, Prognostic Factors and Outcome Measures Section II - Treatment Early in the Course of the Disease (Onset to the Early Fragmentation Stage) Principles of Containment Treatment Aimed at Preventing Femoral Head Deformation in Perthes Disease Containment Section III - Treatment Late in the Course of the Disease (Late Fragmentation Stage to Early Reconstitution Stage Principles of Treatment in the Late Stages of Perthes Disease Valgus Osteotomy for Hinge Abduction Shelf and/or Reduction and Containment Surgery, Articulated Distraction Section IV- Treatment After Complete Healing of Perthes Disease Principles of Treatment of the Sequelae of Perthes Disease, Treatment of Coxa Brevis, Re-Shaping the Deformed Femoral Head, Treatment of Femoro-Acetabular Impingement, Resurfacing and THRA Section V- Newer Treatment Options Bisphosphonates, Core Decompression Professor of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, MANIPAL, Karnataka State, INDIA Head of Paediatric Orthopaedic Service
This book provides orthopaedic surgeons in training with concise and relevant core knowledge on all aspects of childrens orthopaedics. Content includes the common orthopaedic conditions that affect children, and key management points in each chapter are highlighted for readers to quickly access this information. The aim of this resource is to offer an authoritative guide on all facets of childrens orthopaedics so the treating doctor has enough information to confidently allay the anxieties of the patient and their parents, and to identify when to refer the child to a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon. This book will be an essential reference guide for newly qualified orthopaedic specialists, as well as paediatricians and family doctors working in busy clinics that treat children who present with orthopaedic conditions. Nick A. Aresti MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCS Specialist Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Percivall Pott Rotation, London Matthew Barry MS FRCS (Orth) Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Barts Health NHS Trust Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London John MH Paterson FRCS Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon The Royal London, Barts and The London Childrens Hospitals, Barts Health NHS Trust Manoj Ramachandran BSc (Hons) MBBS (Hons) MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr&Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon (Paediatric and Young Adult) The Royal London & Barts and The London Childrens Hospitals, Barts Health NHS Trust, London Honorary Reader, School of Engineering and Material Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London
This third edition systematically reviews recent developments in the diagnosis and evidence-based treatment of cerebral palsy, a consequence of foetal and early infant brain damage resulting in lifelong disabilities with a range of clinical characteristics. The first part discusses the definition, aetiology, classification, imaging and neuropathology, while the second focuses on the management of the individual challenges that children with cerebral palsy face, such as spasticity, dyskinesia, feeding problems and scoliosis. Based on the diverse characteristics of cerebral palsy, children require care from various specialists, including neuro-paediatricians, orthopaedists, psychologists, epidemiologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. This work was written by an international team of such specialists, providing a comprehensive mix of perspectives and expertise. Prof. Panteliadis received his medical degree from the Kiel Medical School in Germany, have completed the speciality training in Hamburg and sub- speciality training in Frankfurt, Hamburg and in other Medical Schools in Germany. Promotion in Kiel and Habilitation in the Medical School of University Thessaloniki. He is a former Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at Aristotle University, Greece, and Director of the 3rd Pediatric Department at Ippokraton Hospital. He retired in 2010, and has since been active at a private clinic. From 2005 to 2009 Prof. Panteliadis developed and improved the health system in northern Greece. He has organized several conferences, w orkshops, symposia and further education courses; further, he established the Society of Pediatric Neurology in Greece and was the president of this society for many years. Prof. Panteliadis is the author of several articles and textbooks for students and pediatricians, neuropediatricians and neurologists in Greece. He has edited three editions of Paediatric Neurology in English; two editions of Neuropaediatrie - Evidenzbasierte Therapie in German; two editions of Neurocutaneous Disorders - A Clinical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach in English; and two editions of Cerebral Palsy - A Multidisciplinary Approach in English, the third edition of which is currently in preparation.