The distal radius is one of the most common fracture sites reported. There are a wide variety of therapeutic options available to treat this injury, but little data to determine which strategies provide the best long term functional outcomes. This volume utilizes the technical expertise from experts based around the world to provide a deep understanding of the current trends and evidence concerning this prevalent injury.
This issue will provide a comprehensive overview of OCD, from the perspective of the Foot and Ankle surgeon. Topics to be covered include basic biology, advances in synthetic cartilage technology, surgical approaches, pediatric care, allografts, and the use of other surgical revision technology.
This issue will include papers covering things like nerve glues, distal ulna arthroplasties, an update on nerve transfers, substitutes for bone grafts, and other smaller-but necessary-topics.
This issue will serve as a review of current ideas and surgical trends in the management of complex cervical spine disorders. Each chapter will discuss surgical techniques will illustrative cases and end on a very contemporary evidence-based review of the literature.
Mutilated hand injuries are one of the most challenging reconstruction problems than can confront hand surgeons. This issue will cover outcome and functional measurement in mutilating hand injuries; skin coverage considerations in a mutilating hand injury; reconstruction of major degloving injuries of the hand; challenges posed by delayed presentation of mutilating hand injuries; and many more articles surrounding this topic.
Nerve-related injuries of the lower extremity are frequently encountered in orthopaedic practice. Proper and timely diagnosis and treatment are the keys to optimizing outcomes. This issue will include articles on: Introduction to Peripheral Nerve Diagnostics, Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density Biopsy, Lower Extremity Focused Neurological Examination, Metabolic Nerve Entrapment, Lower Extremity Compartment Syndromes, Treatment of Recurrent Mortons Neuroma, Proximal Tibial Nerve Entrapment and Treatment, and many more exciting articles!
Complications of hand injuries are very common, and the primary goal of the treatment of hand trauma is simply that of avoiding complications. They can be considered to be complications of missed diagnoses, complications of treatment, or complications of injuries.
Topics will include: Instrumentation and Practical Aspects of Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy;Arthroscopic Treatment of Soft Tissue Lesions;Arthroscopic Treatment of Ankle Osteochondral Defects Arthroscopic Treatment of Anterior Ankle Impingement;Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis;Arthroscopy of Smaller Joints in the Foot ;Arthroscopic Applications for the Foot and Ankle Trauma.
This exciting issue will cover everything from Ligament anatomy and biomechanics of the Carpus, Diagnosis and Treatment of Perilunate and lunate fracture/dislocations, Acute Scapholunate ligament injuries - arthroscopic treatment, Acute scapholunate ligament injuries - open treatment, Diagnosis and treatment of acute lunotriquetral ligament injuries to Management of intercarpal ligament injuries associated with distal radius fractures, Chronic scapholunate ligament injuries - soft-tissue ligament reconstruction , Midcarpal instability, Salvage procedures in the management of carpal instability, and many more.
This issue, focusing on Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures, will open with a general overview of fragility fractures, common treatments, and costs involved. The issue then focuses on a variety of different topics, like new therapies, atypical and extraordinarily complex fractures, and an update on treatment protocols. Because of the very nature of fragility fractures, much of the content is focused on the geriatric patient, though not all.