Apr 132017
 

Bone Disorders: Biology, Diagnosis, Prevention, Therapy


By (author): Reiner Bartl, Christoph Bartl

This comprehensive guide covers the investigation, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of all the bone disorders encountered in medical practice. Written in an easy-to-read style, it updates physicians on the current knowledge of bone structure, physiology, and pathology, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of common bone diseases. Today, both medical practitioners and specialists need quick access to information on “bone problems” in order to help patients and their families. Therefore this book deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and mineral metabolism to the utility of radiologic imaging and specialized tests in bone diagnosis and current treatment recommendations. It is scientifically based but provides clear guidelines for managing bone problems and for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It will assist not only in the delivery of effective treatment but also in disease prevention.
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Apr 132017
 

The Engineering of Human Joint Replacements


By (author): J. A. McGeough

Since the major pioneering of joint replacement surgery more than fifty years ago, much research and progress has been made in the field of arthroplasty with new insights into better materials, types of cement and bone-cell compatible coatings, and a better understanding of the causes of implant failure. With an increasingly ageing population the requirement for arthroplastic surgery is manifest; over 800,000 hips worldwide are replaced each year, and replacement surgery is performed for almost every joint of the body.

The Engineering of Human Joint Replacements covers the design, engineering, production and manufacture of human joint replacements, as well as associated engineering concerns such as surface coatings, orthopedic bone cement, the causes and effects of wear and tear, and rapid prototyping for clinical evaluation. Materials evaluation and selection is discussed, as well as production processes and insertion methods. The author provides an overview of skeletal anatomy and the effects of pain and deterioration in order to put the engineering principles into a medical context. Examples of joint replacements for the most common regions of the body are included, and aspects of clinical studies of these cases are discussed.

Key Features:

• Provides an overview of the engineering materials and processes involved in the manufacture of    human joint replacements
• Sets the scene for engineers and clinicians embarking on research into joint replacements
• Includes clinical and industrial examples and points the way to future developments
• Provides information on medical device companies with an engineering guide to the requirements for joint replacement

The Engineering of Human Joint Replacements bridges the divide between engineering and orthopaedic surgery, offering an introductory text to young engineers entering the field, as well as a reference for medical staff who will benefit from an understanding of the materials and methods used in their design, engineering and manufacture.

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Apr 102017
 

Internal Fixation in Osteoporotic Bone


Osteoporosis affects 28 million people in the United States alone. The
need for stable internal fixation of this type of bone is paramount. Metabolic
bone diseases, such as osteoporosis, osteomalacia, hyperparathyroidism, and
Paget’s disease, are usually associated with osteoporotic or soft skeleton,
especially in the elderly patient. Orthopedic procedures in elderly patients are
costly and with the increasing age of the population these costs will continue
to escalate. Great challenges are often encountered when internal fixation is
needed for fractures or osteotomies in osteoporotic bone.

This book is designed
to present both current clinical techniques and cutting-edge knowledge in
pre-clinical research on the internal fixation of osteoporotic
bone.

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Apr 102017
 

Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Treatment


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By (author): Thomas Rakosi, Thomas M. Graber

Written by experts in the field, this essential atlas provides a
comprehensive discussion of the safest, fastest, and most efficient
evidence-based orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedic treatments. Leading
clinicians provide information on innovative methods and materials – including
the twin block technique, the functional magnetic system, the interarch
compression spring, and the Invisalign system. The book also contains thorough
reviews of diagnostic principles, preventive orthodontics, early treatment
options, implants, functional therapeutic methods, and treatment planning for
mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Instructive color photographs and
illustrations accompany clinically relevant case studies that demonstrate key
techniques and long-term treatment results.

Highlights:

  • Clinical information on interceptive orthodontics,
    including discussions of guided extraction and functional orthopedics
  • The biomechanics of orthodontic therapy for fixed and
    removable appliances
  • Discussion of anchorage control and septal arch
    mechanics
  • The latest methods for solving tooth-size
    discrepancies, morphologic variations, and recrowding in the lower anterior
    segment
  • 1260 drawings, radiographs, and photos – most in
    full-color

Packed with valuable information for dentists and maxillofacial surgeons, Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Treatment is crucial reading for every orthodontist and orthodontic student.

“This textbook makes an excellent contribution for the orthodontists and orthodonstic students.” – Hellenic Orthodontic Review

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Apr 082017
 

Orthopaedic Oncology: Diagnosis and Treatment


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Orthopaedic Oncology: Diagnosis and Treatment is a complete reference for handling the full range of musculoskeletal tumors frequently encountered in the clinical setting, from osseous tumors in the upper extremity, to soft-tissue tumors of the pelvis. The first section presents the principles of initial assessment, guiding the clinician through key questions for developing the differential diagnosis and selecting the imaging modality and surgical technique. The second part of this book presents sarcoma case reports that cover tumor pathologies in different anatomic locations. Each case report contains succinct descriptions of presenting history, differential diagnosis, anatomic and imaging issues, biopsy techniques, pathologic diagnosis and grading, treatment options, surgical details, preferred treatment, pearls, and pitfalls.

Features:

  • A comprehensive collection of cases presented
    according to anatomic location
  • Special emphasis on the significance of a tumor’s
    initial presentation and its implications for surgical treatment
  • Clinical insights for tailoring treatment plans to the
    patient’s particular condition, such as determining when neoadjuvant
    chemotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy are indicated
  • Current information about the use of positron emission
    tomography (PET) for tumor grading
  • Recommendations for avoiding complications and
    managing potential pitfalls
  • More than 300 images and illustrations that demonstrate
    key concepts

This book is an indispensable resource for orthopedists,
oncologists, as well as radiologists and pathology specialists treating patients with bone and soft-tissue tumors.

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Apr 082017
 

Orthopaedic Surgery Review: Questions and Answers


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This book is a valuable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in
orthopedic surgery. Written in a question-and-answer format, this review tests
readers’ knowledge of surgical anatomy, biomechanics, and the principles of
diagnosis and treatment of common and rare pathologies. Each chapter covers a
different anatomic region, enabling quick reference to topics of interest. The
book also features additional chapters on basic science as well as important
clinical concepts related to oncologic management, pediatric surgery, and
rehabilitation.

Features:

  • 5,276 questions and answers that provide comprehensive
    coverage of essential concepts
  • Two-column format with questions on the left and
    answers on the right for rapid review
  • Emphasis on specific details that are frequently tested
    in a closing chapter, “Last-Minute Rapid Review of Selected Topics”

Designed for residents, orthopedic surgeons, and medical students, this book is ideal as a supplemental study aid in preparation for board examinations and as a refresher prior to performing surgeries.

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Apr 072017
 

Pediatric Orthopedics: Symptoms, Differential Diagnosis, Supplementary Assessment and Treatment


By (author): Jan Douwes Visser

This book presents the most common site-specific pediatric orthopedic problems seen in clinical practice. Detailed discussions of disorders of the chest wall, neck, back, pelvic, upper- and lower limb, leg length discrepancy, abnormal gate, congenital deficiencies, bone and joint infections are included in this comprehensive resource. Operative treatments are discussed throughout the book with the key focus on managing the patient and the use of the conservative approach. As such, the main benefit of this book is as a diagnostic tool to assess children with orthopedic disease.?

Designed to lead the reader from the initial physical examination through to making the most likely diagnosis, there is advice on what additional studies are meaningful, when there is an indication for referral and what advice can be provided for the patient. The value of the book is increased by hundreds of color images, thus making it easily accessible for pediatric orthopedic surgeons, pediatrician

s, pediatric physiotherapists, podiatrists, pediatricians, rehabilitation specialists and primary care physicians with an interest in the subject.

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Apr 072017
 

The Orthopedic Consult Survival Guide


This is a quick-reference resource covering the most common acute orthopedic injuries. Including bulleted text and easy-to-follow algorithms, protocols, and images, this “pocket consultant” provides the most up-to-date information when you need it most. Organized anatomically for fast reference, each chapter is broken down into the most common and most serious injuries with tips on how to evaluate and treat adult and pediatric patients. Each injury pattern discussed includes a brief description covering what to ask, what to bring, what to request, what to test, what to look for, and how to further evaluate. The contributing authors are senior orthopedic surgery residents at a major Level-1 Trauma Center who have experience managing a high volume of orthopedic injuries and who have trained many young residents.
 
Covering all aspects of acute care, The Orthopedic Consult Survival Guide is an indispensable tool for medical students, residents, fellows, attendings , and affiliated providers in orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, and surgery caring for orthopedic patients in emergency rooms, urgent care centers, and primary practice settings.
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Mar 312017
 

Joint Replacement Arthroplasty: Basic Science, Hip, Knee, and Ankle


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Thoroughly updated and expanded into two separate volumes, the Fourth Edition of Joint Replacement Arthroplasty: Basic Science, Hip, Knee, and Ankle, provides comprehensive coverage of primary and revision arthroplasty procedures for the upper and lower extremities. This definitive text is written by world-renowned experts from the Mayo Clinic and other leading institutions and includes data from the Mayo Clinic’s extensive patient records from 1969 through 2009. This second volume  covers the hip, knee, and ankle and includes online access to 30 chapters on the basic science that supports joint replacement.

Sections on each joint cover anatomy and surgical approaches, navigation, biomechanics, prosthesis design, primary arthroplasty, complications, revision arthroplasty, and alternative procedures. This edition includes more practical advice on diagnosing and managing the underlying problems and more step-by-step operative guidelines.

The companion website allows you to search across both Volume 1, covering the elbow and shoulder, and Volume 2.  The online-only basic science chapters provide thorough coverage of materials used for joint replacements and management of patients with various medical conditions.

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Mar 242017
 

Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections (Atlas Series)


Features: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
By (author): Gerard Malanga, Kenneth Mautner

Clear, concise description of more than 100 US-guided injections in musculoskeletal medicine.

A Doody’s Core Title for 2017!

Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections includes numerous tips and tricks from the field’s most experienced and respected practitioners. This unique and state-of–the-art text is ideal for physiatrists, rheumatologists, sports medicine physicians, radiologists, pain medicine specialists, and orthopedic surgeons. With a focus on safety and efficacy, this atlas is a worthwhile investment for any practitioner looking to add ultrasound-guided procedures to their practice or is looking to sharpen their skills. The book opens with informative coverage of the fundamentals of MSK US, including ultrasound physics, preparation and set-up for MSK US procedures, and the rationale and evidence for performing these procedures. The main body of the book dedicates one chapter to a specific US-guided injection or procedure. Each chapter design includes sections on key points, pertinent anatomy, common pathology, US imaging, indications, and technique. The book is divided into 8 sections:

  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Hand and wrist
  • Pelvis
  • Knee
  • Foot and ankle
  • Special procedures (rotator cuff, Percutaneous Trigger finger release, Ultrasound-guided Carpal Tunnel release, and Tenex)
  • Introduction

Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections includes coverage of the full spectrum of procedures, ranging from basic US guided joint injections to perinerual injections, tenotomies, and surgical procedures such as percutaneous A1 pulley release, making the book the field’s first true cornerstone text and the “go to” resource for any clinician interested in the subject.

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