Fractures and Injuries of the Distal Radius and Carpus book cover

Fractures and Injuries of the Distal Radius and Carpus

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Recognized experts from around the world bring you “cutting-edge” guidance on the treatment of distal radius fractures and carpal injuries. Practical and comprehensive, you’ll find detailed coverage of the treatment and causes of ulnar sided wrist pain, as well as the latest arthroscopic and mini-invasive techniques for the fixation of both distal radius fractures and scaphoid fractures. The user-friendly format features practical tips, pearls, and potential pitfalls to help optimize outcomes. Best of all, intraoperative videos of 44 techniques available on DVD and online make this an outstanding multimedia guide for the treatment of these challenging fractures.

Hand surgeons, Orthopaedists

Hardbound, 592 Pages

Published: December 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4083-5


  • I. Introduction

    1. History of Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures, Jeffrey Yao M.D.

    2. Role of Casting of Distal Radius Fractures, Joseph Dias M.D.

    II. Anatomy, Imaging and Outcomes

    3. Use Of Standard X-rays And Classification Systems In Guiding Treatment, Robert J. Medoff M.D.

    DVD - 1. Role of Advanced Imaging in Distal Radius Fractures, William Morrison M.D.

    4. Distal Radius Fracture Database/ Design rationale for locking plates, Matthew Putnam M.D.

    5. Predicting The Outcome Of Distal Radius Fractures, David J. Slutsky

    DVD - 2. Patient-focused Wrist Outcome Instrument, Andrea E. Bialocerkowski PhD

    III. External Fixation

    6. Bridging External Fixation with pin augmentation, Scott Wolfe M.D., Lana Kang M.D., VIDEO

    7. Cross pin fixation with CPX, M. Ather Mirza M.D., VIDEO

    8. External Fixation, David J. Slutsky Torrance, VIDEO

    IV. Plate Fixation

    DVD - 3. Biomechanics and Biology of Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures, Allan E. Freeland M.D.

    9. Surgical approaches from an angiosomal perspective, Michael R. Hausman M.D., VIDEO

    10. Dorsal Plate Fixation. Ronaldo S.Carneiro M.D.

    11. Combination Plating of Distal Radius Fractures, Daniel Rikli, MD

    12. Fragment Specific Internal Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures, Robert Medoff M.D., VIDEO

    13. Volar Plate Fixation, Alejandro Badia M.D., VIDEO

    14. Volar Rim and Barton’s Fractures, Jesse E. Jupiter M.D., VIDEO

    15. Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures, Scott H. Kozin M.D.

    16. Anatomy of the Radius and pitfalls with Locking Plate Fixation, David Nelson M.D.

    V. Alternatives to Internal Fixation

    17. Kapandji Pinning of Distal Radius Fractures, Graham King M.D., Ruby Grewal M.D., VIDEO

    18. Percutaneous T-pin fixation, John Taras M.D., VIDEO

    DVD - 4. Micronail, Phani K. Dantuluri M.D., VIDEO

    19. Principles and Application of Internal Bridge Plate, Douglas Hanel, M.D.

    20. Arthroscopic Aided Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures, A. Lee Osterman M.D., VIDEO

    21. Simultaneous Fractures of the Distal Radius and Scaphoid, Joseph F. Slade III M.D., VIDEO

    22. Galeazzi Fractures, Keith B. Raskin M.D., VIDEO

    23. Use Of Bone Graft Substitutes in Distal Radius Fractures, Brian J. Hartigan M.D., Richard Makowiec M.D.

    DVD - 5. Rehabilitation Following Distal Radius Fractures: a biomechanical/procedure specific approach. David J. Slutsky, M.D, Mojca Hermann OTR CHT

    24. RSD in Distal Radius Fractures, L. Andrew Koman M.D., Zhongyu Li M.D., VIDEO

    VI. The Ulnar side

    25. TFCC Anatomy and DRUJ stability, William B. Kleinman M.D.

    26. Arthroscopic Treatment of TFCC Injuries, John M. Bednar M.D., A. Lee Osterman M.D., VIDEO

    27. Anatomy and Biomechanics of Forearm rotation, Michael Sauerbier M.D., PhD, Frank Unglaub, M.D.

    28. Ulnar Head and styloid fractures, Doug Campbell M.D.

    29. Tendon reconstruction/sigmoid notch plasty for DRUJ instability, Brian D. Adams M.D., VIDEO

    30. Dorsal capsuloplasty in volar subluxation of the radius, Richard Koch M.D., VIDEO

    31. Essex-Lopresti Fractures, Matthew M. Tomaino M.D.

    32. Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy, Thomas E. Trumble M.D., VIDEO

    33. Arthroscopic Wafer Resection, Randall W. Culp M.D., VIDEO

    34. Sauve - Kapandji procedure, Mark E. Baratz M.D., VIDEO

    35. Hemi-resection Interposition Arthroplasty, David S. Zelouf M.D.

    36. Ulnar Head Implants : Unconstrained, Jörg Van Schoonhoven M.D., VIDEO

    37. Ulnar Head Implants: Constrained, Luis Scheker M.D.

    VII. Carpal Ligament Injury

    38. Carpal Anatomy, Alexander Y. Shin M.D., VIDEO

    39. Kinematics of the Scapholunate joint, John K. Stanley M.D.

    40. Kinematics of the Lunotriquetral Joint, Marco Ritt, M.D.

    41. Kinematics of the DRCL and DIC ligaments, Steven F. Viegas M.D., Dr. Yazaki, VIDEO

    42. Midcarpal Instability, Carlos Heras-Palou M.D., FRCS, VIDEO

    43. Perilunate and Greater Arc Injuries, Gregory Rafijah M.D., VIDEO

    44. The role of arthroscopy in scaphoid fractures, Christophe L. Mathoulin M.D., FRCS, VIDEO

    45. Arthroscopic diagnosis of carpal ligament injuries with Distal Radius Fractures, Tommy Lindau M.D.

    DVD - 6. Use of Thermal Shrinkage - Biology and applications, Daniel J. Nagle M.D.

    46. Open Scapholunate ligament Repair, Mark S. Cohen M.D., VIDEO

    47. Reduction Association of the Scaphoid and Lunate (RASL), Melvin P. Rossenwasser M.D.

    48. Dorsal Capsulodesis, Robert Szabo M.D., MPH, VIDEO

    49. Modified Brunelli tenodesis for scapholunate instability, Steven L. Moran M.D., VIDEO

    DVD - 7. Arthroscopic thermal Shrinkage for scapholunate Ligament Injuries, Ferdinando Battistella M.D.

    50. Bone-Ligament-bone Reconstruction, Arnold-Peter C. Weiss M.D., VIDEO

    51. Arthroscopic dorsal radiocarpal ligament repair, David J. Slutsky M.D., VIDEO

    DVD - 8. Rehabilitation following Carpal Injury, Terry Skirven OTR, Lauren DeTullio,OTR/L

    VIII. Treatment of Complications

    52. Arthroscopic Release of Wrist Contracture, Gregory Ian Bain M.D., FRACS, VIDEO

    53. Management of Lost Prono-Supination, Marc Garcia-Elias M.D., PhD

    54. Treatment of Non Unions of Distal Radius Fractures, David C. Ring M.D.

    55. Radioscapholunate arthrodesis for post traumatic OA, William H. Seitz Jr., M.D.

    56. Osteotomy for Extra-articular malunion of the distal radius, Diego L. Fernandez M.D.

    57. Arthroscopic assisted osteotomy for Intra articular malunion of the distal radius, Francisco del Piñal M.D., VIDEO

    DVD - 9. Reconstruction of the distal radius facet by a free vascularized osteochondral graft
    Francisco del Piñal M.D.


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