Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery by Donald A. Wiss MD

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Completely updated for its Second Edition, this acclaimed Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery volume presents the most advanced, successful surgical techniques for fractures of the upper extremity, lower extremity, pelvis, and acetabulum. The world's foremost surgeons describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon's-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by noted medical illustrators.

This edition includes nine new chapters: Clavicle Fractures: ORIF Femoral Neck Fractures: Arthroplasty Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures: IM Hip Screw Hip Arthroplasty for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Femoral Shaft Fractures: Retrograde Nailing Supracondylar Femur Fractures: ORIF Proximal Tibial Fractures: Locked Plating Tibial Shaft Fractures: Spatial Frame Periprosthetic Femur Fractures Seventeen chapters have been rewritten by new contributing authors.


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Published March 23, 2006 by LWW. 832 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction