Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hand, Wrist and Elbow - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455708550

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hand, Wrist and Elbow

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVD

eBook ISBN: 9781455708550
Imprint: Saunders


The Hand, Wrist, and Elbow—a volume in the new Arthritis and Arthroplasty series—offers expert guidance on everything from patient selection and pre-operative planning to surgical approaches and techniques. A. Bobby Chhabra and Jonathan E. Isaacs present clear, evidence-based coverage detailing which technology and methodology is best for each patient. Access discussions of arthrodesis versus arthroplasty; implant options; salvage options; and more. 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

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, component materials, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, and more.
  • Explores alternatives to TJR in younger arthritic patients such as arthroscopy, arthrodesis, osteotomy, and resurfacing.
  • 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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