Representing the vanguard in the field with practical case studies, authoritative recommendations, and a collection of best practices in operative and nonoperative treatment, this reference offers step-by-step guidance in the correction and care of fractures affecting the actabulum and pelvis. Detailing procedures in pre- and postoperative planning, fracture imaging, reconstruction, and fixation, this source will serve the needs of specialists in orthopedic surgery and trauma, sports medicine, and emergency room settings.
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Reviewer:Riad Barmada, MD(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description:The surgical treatment of fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum is discussed and various type of reconstruction methods are outlined in this book
Purpose:The purpose is to present current concepts on the treatment of pelvic and acetabular fractures.
Audience:The intended audience includes orthopedic surgeons and residents.
Features:An outline of the anatomy begins the book, then fractures of the pelvis ring are classified and treatment is discussed including early management, indications for surgery, surgical approaches, and methods of reconstruction. The second half of the book is dedicated to fractures of the acetabulum and includes classification, diagnostic process, general management, surgical approaches, and various types of internal fixation.
Assessment:This is a good reference on a very serious injury that requires difficult and complicated reconstructive procedures. It is helpful to orthopedic surgeons and to traumatologists in general and to other specialists who are involved in managing patients with high velocity traumatic injuries.
* ISBN: 0824728467
* ISBN-13: 9780824728465
* Format: Hardcover, 359pp
* Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
* Pub. Date: June 2007
* Sales Rank: 514,577