Pediatric Orthopedic Deformities


  • Frederic Shapiro, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Specific operative and nonoperative techniques and their results are stressed. The book is extensively illustrated with drawings, most of which were made for this book, microscopy photos, and serial radiographs. The reader learns of pediatric orthopedic deformity in relation to normal and abnormal developmental biology, the worsening of untreated disease with growth, and the diagnostic and treatment interventions required based on the stage of progression.
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Orthopedic residents and surgeons, biotech companies, radiologists, pathologists, connective tissue scientists.


Book information

  • Published: January 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-638651-6


"This book will be a valuable reference in the library of any serious student of bone dysplasia." -THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY (October 2003)