Fractures of the Tibia

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Fractures of the Tibia

Fractures of the Tibia: A Clinical Casebook
Springer | Medicine | December 20, 2015 | ISBN-10: 3319217739 | 288 pages | pdf | 18.3 mb

by Nirmal C. Tejwani (Editor)
A cased-based, practical guide to the management of fractures of the tibia, demonstrating different implants and techniques
Discusses the surgical approaches to open and closed fractures of the tibial plateau, shaft and pilon as well as deformities, nonunions and bone loss
An excellent resource for practicing clinicians, residents and students alike


From the Back Cover
Comprised exclusively of nearly two dozen clinical cases covering fractures of the tibia, this concise, practical casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly manage injuries to the tibial shaft, plateau and pilon, as well as deformities, nonunions and bone loss. 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 and clinical pearls. Cases included illustrate different management strategies for Schatzker (I-VI) tibial plateau fractures, plates and screws for proximal tibia fracture, intramedullary nailing for midshaft and distal tibial fracture, and the use of Ex-Fix with open tibia and distal pilon fracture, in addition to Masquelet bone grafting and modified clamshell osteotomy for acute shaft fracture. Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Fracture of the Tibia: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons confronted with various injuries to the shin.

About the Author
Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopedics, NYU Langone Medical Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Chief of Orthopedic Trauma, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Number of Illustrations and Tables
157 illus., 37 in colour
Topics
Orthopedics
Sports Medicine

More info and Hardcover at Springer

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