Proprioception in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Apr 052018

This book is a comprehensive guide to proprioceptive rehabilitation after orthopaedic and sports surgery. In addition, it equips readers with a thorough understanding of the neurophysiology and assessment of proprioception and clearly explains the relationships between surgical procedures, injuries, and anatomy and proprioception. Proprioception is still an unclear topic for most clinicians and scientists, and this is the first book specifically on proprioception in the context of orthopaedics and sports injuries, surgery, and rehabilitation.
After an opening section describing key basic knowledge, individual chapters discuss proprioception after injuries and surgery to different parts of the body and explain the role of proprioceptive training in optimal rehabilitation. Among other topics addressed are proprioception after soft tissue regenerative treatment and the relation between osteoarthritis and proprioception. The book includes numerous descriptions of exercises, photographs, and tables documenting rehabilitation strategies. It will be of value for all students, clinicians, and academicians with an interest in the subject.




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Orthopedic Biomaterials: Advances and Applications

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Apr 012018

This book covers the latest advances, applications, and challenges in orthopedic biomaterials. Topics covered include materials for orthopedic applications, including nanomaterials, biomimetic materials, calcium phosphates, polymers, biodegradable metals, bone grafts/implants, and biomaterial-mediated drug delivery. Absorbable orthopedic biomaterials and challenges related to orthopedic biomaterials are covered in detail. This is an ideal book for graduate and undergraduate students, researchers, and professionals working with orthopedic biomaterials and tissue engineering.
This book also:

Describes biodegradable metals for orthopedic applications, such as Zn-based medical implants

Thoroughly covers various materials for orthopedic applications, including absorbable orthopedic biomaterials with a focus on polymers

Details the state-of-the-art research on orthopedic nanomaterials and nanotechnology.




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Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics, Second Edition

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Mar 302018

Provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in biomechanics and biomaterials
Takes a bench to bedside approach, incorporating the basic science with detailed practical management issues
Written by the international authorities in biomaterials, orthopedics and traumatology

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 biomechanical advances in one complete reference guide.
Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics, 2nd edition compiles the most prominent work in the discipline to offer newly-qualified orthopedic surgeons a summary of the fundamental skills that they will need to apply in their day-to-day work, while also updating the knowledge of experienced surgeons. This book covers both basic concepts concerning biomaterials and biomechanics as well as their clinical application and the experience from everyday practical use. This book will be of great value to specialists in orthopedics and traumatology, while also providing an important basis for graduate and postgraduate learning.

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Platelet Rich Plasma in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

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Mar 292018

This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art summary of platelet rich plasmas (PRPs) in the field of regenerative medicine. The book begins with an overview of the basic science behind PRP, describing the role of platelets and growth factors followed by the most important biological effects expected from the use of PRPs.
Platelet Rich Plasma in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery includes numerous contributions detailing the current use of PRPs in clinical practice. From the origins in oral and maxillofacial surgery, to the latest advances in orthopaedics and sports medicine including the use of Platelet Rich Growth Factors (PRGF) in muscle, bone, tendon, ligament and nerve injuries, this book provides a wide scope of the topic. The volume concludes with chapters from experts in biology, orthopaedics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, where the convergence of expertise is leading to unprecedented insights into how to minutely control the in vivo fate and function of PRGF. This book will provide a useful resource for physicians and researchers interested in learning more about this rapidly growing area of biomedical treatment.


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Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone: For Surgical Pathologists, Orthopedic Surgeons and Radiologists

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Mar 272018

This book provides essential, internationally applicable information in the area of orthopedic pathology with emphasis on practical diagnostic aspects, including many illustrations: roentgenograms, CT-scans, MRI, scintigraphies, as well as pictures of gross surgical specimens and microphotographs, immunohistochemical reactions and genomics. Information on histopathological and molecular diagnosis, and basic therapeutic guidelines are provided.

This book offers generous coverage of epidemiology, clinical features, radiology, pathology, differential diagnosis and treatment, not only for common lesions, but also those less frequently encountered. Clues in the images and histopathology needed to arrive at a sharp differential diagnosis are discussed. The content is arranged based on the World Health Organization’s Consensus Classification, with the addition of other lesions not included therein.

Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone is aimed at general and specialised surgical pathologists, radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and oncologists, in practice and in training.




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Reflexotherapy of the Feet, 2nd Edition

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Mar 222018

Foot reflexology is now widely used to relieve symptoms of many disorders. Hanne Marquardt is a pioneer in teaching and practicing foot reflexology in Germany – many of today’s practicing foot reflexologists were trained at her well-established teaching institution. This book, based on the best-selling fourth German edition, has been constantly reviewed and updated by the author, incorporating new findings and strategies as they evolved.

In many hand-drawn illustrations of the microsystem of the feet, the book introduces the principles and the practice of foot reflexology. It covers – the complete topography of zones – general treatment examples – specific applications and strategies on treatment combinations the book profits from the author’s personal style and lengthy teaching experience.




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Differential Diagnosis and Management for the Chiropractor, 5th Edition

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Mar 152018

Differential Diagnosis and Management for the Chiropractor is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

The Fifth Edition of this best-selling reference is a compendium of evidence-based approaches to the most common presenting complaints. Covering both musculoskeletal and visceral complaints, this text is intended to direct the chiropractor toward an appropriate plan of approach in both diagnostic evaluation and care. Highlighting these approaches are flowcharts (algorithms), relevant historical questioning, and summaries of common conditions related to the presenting complaint.

What’s New in the 5th Edition?
• Additional disorders added to Selected Causes at the conclusion of chapters
• Addition of Likelihood Ratio graphics
• Addition of approximately 500 new references
• New Appendix: Evidence Based Approach to the Literature
• Expanded Appendix: Pharmacology for the Chiropractor includes newer drugs and further explains the classifications of medications mechanisms
• Translation into Practice Summary (TIPS) for most of the orthopedic chapters
• Updated Algorithms: Cervical spine, Lumbar spine, Shoulder, Knee




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Fracture Reduction and Fixation Techniques: Upper Extremities

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Mar 152018

In this highly illustrated book, the techniques of fracture reduction are clearly demonstrated using a step-wise approach with real time intra-operative photographs. Tips and tricks for how to avoid pitfalls are presented by a panel of experts and all upper extremity anatomical sites are included to give the readers a complete overview of how to perform reduction techniques for different fracture types. This book will be an essential guide for surgeons to utilise the available reduction instruments and preserve the vitality of the surrounding soft tissues and bone.




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Early Onset Scoliosis: A Clinical Casebook

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Mar 072018

Comprised exclusively of clinical cases demonstrating the management of idiopathic, congenital, syndromic and neuromuscular early onset scoliosis (EOS), this concise, practical casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly manage the differing presentations of EOS they may encounter.
Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome, clinical pearls and pitfalls, and literature review. Cases included illustrate different types and management strategies for EOS, including various spine-based growing rods, the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR), anterior vertebral body tethering (AVBT) and congenital resection. Treatment strategies for EOS with related conditions such as myelomeningocele, cerebral palsy and skeletal dysplasia are also discussed, as are common complications and the role of traction.
Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Early Onset Scoliosis: A Clinical Casebook is an excellent resource for pediatric orthopedic surgeons and other physicians confronted with both common and complex disorders of the child’s spine.




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Handbook of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics

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Mar 032018

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 ankle trauma, diagnosis, and the management of common foot and ankle infections. It also explains the art of arthrodesis in a concise yet comprehensive manner. Its content is organized in a pointwise format, supported by algorithms, tables, illustrations and real clinical pictures for easy and quick reference by orthopedic surgeons. The chapters are contributed by internationally-renowned authors with years of clinical experience.

Salient features

Comprehensive knowledge of all common and complex foot and ankle problems encountered in general orthopedic practice.
Clear goals and principles of management along with treatment solutions in keeping with the resources available in developing countries.
A simple approach to diagnosis and differential diagnosis of problems.
Special ‘Tips and Tricks’ section summarizing the important points at various places within and at the end of chapters.




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