Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323037358, 9780323076302

Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle

1st Edition

Authors: Christopher DiGiovanni
eBook ISBN: 9780323076302
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th February 2007
Page Count: 416
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Table of Contents

  1. Functional Anatomy: Evolution, Motion, Comparative Primate Anatomy, Biomechanics

    2. Physical Exam of the Foot and Ankle: Gastrocnemius Tightness, Peroneal, Metatarsal Hypermobility, Ankle Stability, Range of Motion, Posterior Tibial Tendon

    3. Orthotics and Prosthetics

    4. Flat foot: Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Non-posterior Tibial Flatfoot, Comprehensive Approach

    5. Cavus/Neuromuscular Foot: Etiologies, Muscle Balancing, Osseus Alignment

    6. Diabetic foot: Vascular Disorders, Neuropathy, Ulcers, Charcot foot

    7. Rheumatoid Foot: Hindfoot, Forefoot

    8. Hallux Valgus: Etiology, Treatment, Complications

    9. MTP Arthritis/Disorders: 1st MTP arthritis, 2nd MTP disorders; Turf Toe; Sesamoids

    10. Lesser Toe Disorders/Metatarsalgia

    11. Common Pediatric Foot Conditions (Clubfoot, Salter Fractures)

    12. Entrapment Neuropathies (tarsal tunnel, anterior nerve impingment…)

    13. Ankle arthritis (arthrodesis, arthroplasty, allograft, distraction, cartilage transplantation)

    14. Heel pain: Plantar Fasciitis, Fat Pad Atrophy, DDX

    15. Achilles Tendon: Ruptures, Tendonitis

    16. Other Tendon Disorders: Peroneals, FHL, Anterior Tibia

    17. Ankle Sprains: Acute, Recurrent Chronic Pain, Syndesmosis, Subtalar

    18. Malleolar Fractures including Stress Fractures

    19. Tibial Pilon Fractures

    20. Calcaneus Fractures, including Open Reduction, Percutaneous and Late Reconstruction

    21. Talus Fractures: Classification, Reduction and Fixation Techniques, Malunion, Osteochondral, process fractures

    22. Navicular/midfoot injuries including Navicular Stress Fractures

    23. Metatarsal/Phalanx Fracture: 5th Metatarsal Fractures, Stress Fractures

    24. Tumors of the Foot/Ankle

    25. Amputations

    26. Foot and Ankle Athroscopy

    27. Nail problems in the foot

Description

Written for the busy orthopaedics resident who needs to review for an exam or prepare for a challenging clinical case, CORE KNOWLEDGE IN ORTHOPAEDICS: FOOT AND ANKLE offers cutting edge clinical and surgical pearls in a bulleted and templated format.

Key Features

  • Chapters composed of summary tables, boxes and bulleted lists—very little narrative text
  • Chapter on foot examination techniques
  • Chapters edited with content level and pedagogy in mind
  • Organized by disorder
  • Two-color design


Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323076302

About the Authors

Christopher DiGiovanni Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI