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Fractures and injuries of the distal radius and carpus; the cutting edge.


Fractures and injuries of the distal radius and carpus; the cutting edge.

Ed. by David J. Slutsky and A. Lee Osterman.

Elsevier Health Sciences


563 pages




Featuring contributions by 112 international experts, this text provides cutting-edge guidance for all level of practitioner, from the entry-level wrist surgeon to the experienced operator, on the treatment of distal radius fractures and carpal injuries. Included in the 57 chapters are 13 chapters on the diagnosis and treatment of ulnar-sided wrist pain and instability of the distal radioulnar joint; thorough coverage of the latest advancements in ulnar head replacement; and the complications, outcome assessments, and salvage procedures for carpal ligament injuries. The methodology and practical aspects of each procedure are stressed along with pearls, tips and potential pitfalls, oftentimes from the originators of the technique. The text presents material in a concise, practical format for an ideal review before surgery, and provides a visual display of intraoperative procedures through full-color images and photographs. A companion website contains nine additional chapters and 41 videos illustrating the techniques and providing a glimpse into the surgical anatomy in real time.

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Date:Jun 1, 2009
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