Jul 022021

This book provides an overview of calcaneal (heel) fracture management principles, emergency and complication management practices and is illustrated throughout with more than 300 full colour, highly informative drawings, photographs and radiographs.

The format is simple and self explanatory, beginning with an introduction to the history and anatomy of calcaneal injuries, followed by discussion on initial diagnosis and stabilisation of fractures, recommended imaging studies, operative and non-operative management protocols and evidence-based treatment guidelines. In addition, this book features rehabilitation aspects, as well as outcome evaluation methods.

This unique text is authored by highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons from Europe, the US, Canada and Asia, including Nicola Maffulli MD MS PhD FRCP FRCS (Ortho) FFSEM, President of The Italian Society of Muscles, Ligaments & Tendons, and co-author ofRotator Cuff Disorders: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine, also available from JP Medical Ltd (9781907816086).

Fractures of the Calcaneusincludes a DVD ROM of nine videos demonstrating surgical procedures for the management of calcaneal fractures.

Key points

  • Complete overview of diagnosis and management of calcaneal (heel) fractures
  • Features more than 300 full colour drawings, photographs and radiographs
  • Highly experienced, international author and editor team
  • Includes DVD ROM demonstrating surgical techniques





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