9781451171822

External Fixators of the Foot and Ankle

  • ISBN 13:

    9781451171822

  • ISBN 10:

    145117182X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/27/2012
  • Publisher: LWW

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

External fixation has proven a valuable tool in the effort to correct deformities, improve healing of fractures, and improve outcomes of orthopedic surgery. This expertly constructed reference, External Fixators of the Foot and Ankle, explores the ways in which external fixators are used to reduce tissue damage, reduce strain on nerves and vasculature, and improve healing in the surgical treatment of foot and ankle deformities and injuries.


Authoritative perspectives from leading orthopedic and podiatric surgeons help to build an understanding and strengthen your technique. The multidisciplinary team approach in treating complex trauma, reconstructive, or diabetic patients is emphasized throughout this textbook.  Detailed coverage of the tools of external fixation describes the roles, applications, and limitations of the various rings, rods, wires, pins, and designs used in external fixation. How-to, step-by-step instruction addresses a range of fixation procedures, helping readers understand the relevant anatomy and avoid potential complications. Abundant illustrations highlight the text, providing a surgeon’s eye view of a range of commonly performed procedures.

 

Inside you’ll discover…
• Authoritative perspectives
from leading orthopedic and podiatric surgeons help build an understanding and strengthen your technique

• Detailed coverage of the tools of external fixation describes the roles, applications, and limitations of the various rings, rods, wires, pins, and designs used in external fixation

• Step-by-step, how-to instruction addresses a range of fixation procedures, helping you understand the relevant anatomy and avoid potential complications

• 1,300 illustrations highlight the text, giving you a surgeon’s eye view of a range of commonly performed procedures

 

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