Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Foot and Ankle
Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVDBy
- Christian Coetzee, Flagship Corporate Center, Eden Prairie, MN, USA
- Shepard Hurwitz, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Head, Division of Foot and Ankle, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
The Foot and Ankle is a volume in Arthritis and Arthroplastythe first comprehensive series dealing with arthritis and arthroplasty in orthopaedic surgery. J. Chris Coetzee and Shepard R. Hurwitz present guidance on everything from patient selection and pre-operative planning to surgical approach and techniques. Clear, evidence-based coverage details which technology and methodology used for total ankle replacement (TAA) or foot and ankle reconstruction is best for each patient. Access discussions of debates, including the challenging primary TAA; revision TAA; treatment strategies for subtalar arthritis; acquired flatfoot; great toe (MTPJ) arthritis; and more. Explore alternatives to TAA in younger arthritic patients (e.g. anthroscopy, osteotomies, allograft resurfacing, distraction arthroplasty, interpostional grafts, arthrodesis) and view expertly narrated video demonstrations of surgical techniques. In addition to providing practical, pragmatic advice in a concise, readable format, this Expert Consult title offers the full text of the book, as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates, online at www.expertconsult.com.
Published: September 2009