Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Foot and Ankle

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVD


  • Christian Coetzee
  • Shepard Hurwitz
  • Key Features

    • Access the full text of the book—as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates—online at
    • Provides evidence-based, clinically focused guidance on patient selection, pre-operative planning, surgical approach and techniques, bearing options and component materials, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, salvage and revision TAA strategies, and more.
    • Discusses variations in technique, including component removal, impaction grafting, conversion to fusion-options, arthrodesis with realignment, and more so you can choose which is most effective for each patient.
    • Explores alternatives to TAA in younger arthritic patients such as arthroscopy, osteotomies, allograft resurfacing, distraction arthroplasty, interpostional grafts and arthrodesis.
    • Includes a review page in every chapter for quick reference to pearls and pitfalls for each topic.
    • Presents photographs and interpretive drawings of surgical techniques in full color to bring out intraoperative details as they appear in the operating room.
    • Features procedural videos—narrated by experts—on the included DVD so you can see how to perform particular techniques.


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