Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management (Aging Medicine) 2nd ed

Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management (Aging Medicine) 2nd ed

“This multiauthored book on fractures in older persons is part of the series Aging Medicine. … audience is practitioners, but advanced trainees in these areas also will find this book of use. The authors are all experts in these areas. … This is a very good book with a well-organized flow. … Persons looking for useful areas of research in fractures and the management of persons sustaining fractures would benefit […]

Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics 2nd ed.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics 2nd ed.

With the constant evolution of implant technology, and improvement in the production of allograft and bone substitutes, the armamentarium of the orthopaedic surgeon has significantly expanded. In particular, the recent involvement of nanotechnologies opens up the possibilities of new approaches in the interactive interfaces of implants. With many important developments occurring since the first edition of this well-received book, this updated resource informs orthopaedic practitioners on a wide range of […]

Osteoporosis in Orthopedics: Assessment and Therapeutic Options 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Osteoporosis in Orthopedics: Assessment and Therapeutic Options 1st ed. 2016 Edition

From a reassessment of osteoporosis to contributing factors, clinical applications of antiosteoporotic agents, and rehabilitation, this book examines various aspects of the disease and its treatment. Edited and written from an orthopedic perspective, it approaches osteoporosis as both a metabolic disease and a locomotive syndrome. As orthopedic surgeons in Japan are responsible for pharmacotherapy, surgery, and pain control, the authors pursue a comprehensive approach, focusing especially on the effect on […]

Handbook of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics 1st Edition

Handbook of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics 1st Edition

Foot and ankle orthopedics is the fastest developing orthopedic subspecialty in the Asia-Pacific region and the Handbook of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics is designed to be an indispensable guide for all general as well as specialist orthopedicians. The handbook covers a wide range of topics, including the general rules of foot and ankle examination, their investigation, rationale of prescription of foot and ankle orthotics, various malunions, management of foot and […]

Rotator Cuff Tear: Pathogenesis, Evaluation and Treatment 1st ed

This handbook provides detailed, state of the art information on simple and complex rotator cuff tears that will be of value in daily clinical practice. It covers all relevant aspects, including basic science, pathogenesis, clinical and instrumental evaluation, and treatment techniques. Drawing on the results of recent studies, the book will enable the reader to better understand how tears occur and what treatment should be employed in different circumstances. Rotator […]

Joint Preservation in the Adult Knee 1st ed

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the basic science and clinical evidence for non-arthroplasty interventions in the adult knee. It aims to cover all aspects of joint-preserving knee surgery, from injectable therapies such as platelet-rich plasma and stem cell therapies to surgical interventions such as meniscal repair and replacement, ligament reconstructions, and osteotomies. Following discussion of clinical assessment and imaging, individual chapters focus on specific clinical problems, including patellofemoral […]

Pediatric Elbow Fractures: A Clinical Guide to Management 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This unique text focuses entirely on the treatment of pediatric elbow fractures, which encompass the vast majority of operative cases for pediatric fracture care, and which can be challenging to even the most experienced surgeon. The book opens with a survey of the basic anatomy and development of the elbow, as well as examination and imaging techniques. Both acute and chronic fractures are then discussed in detail, beginning with a brief outline […]

Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management (Aging Medicine) 2nd ed. 2018 Edition

Newly revised and updated, this book provides geriatricians and orthopedic surgeons with the most vital tools to treat elderly patients who sustain a variety of fractures. The text uniquely encompass the etiologies of fracture in the elderly, perioperative management, the surgical treatment of common fractures in the elderly, as well as rehabilitation and prevention in the older patient. It focuses on the most current data and opinions regarding assessment and […]

Knee Imaging (A-Z Notes in Radiological Practice and Reporting) 1st ed

This booklet, in A to Z format, is a succinct but wide-ranging guide to the use of MRI for investigations of the knee joint. It provides easily retrievable answers to the questions that arise frequently during daily radiological practice. All relevant injuries and disorders are covered, typically with brief descriptions of pathological and clinical characteristics, guidance on selection of imaging technique, identification of potential diagnostic clues, and highlighting of useful […]